´Utterly moving, totally powerful. Honest, pure and true! An arrow to the heart. A warm hug. A light of hope in the dark. I could not put it down.´ Laura Dockrill
Azadeh is a budding violinist on a music scholarship at an expensive private school, dealing with all the usual trials of being sixteen: trying her best to fit in, keep up and have fun. Then as her mum´s mental health spirals out of control, Azadeh´s world starts to unravel. Her friendships fall away, and as much as she and her dad try to keep a lid on everything, their problems insist on taking over. Feeling alone, it´s her violin that finally helps Azadeh to find her way back to her friends, herself and even her mum.
A beautifully packaged, highly important and irresistible novel about mental health struggles and the solace we find in music and rhythm, friendship, family and honesty. Illustrated throughout