1974 Two teenagers, from.opposite sides of a divided Cyprus, meet at a tavern in the city they both call home.
The tavern is the only place that Kostas, who is Greek and Defne who is Turkish, can meet in secret, hidden beneath the leaves of a fig tree growing through the roof of the tavern. This tree will witness their hushed, happy meetings and will be there when war breaks out and the teenages vanish..
Decades later in North London...
Shortlisted Womesn prize for fiction
If anyone has read please do let me know your take on the book
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