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From the Publisher"Beautiful . . . A heartfelt story about unbreakable family bonds."
"A wonderfully intricate debut novel . . . exploring the potency of heritage and the pain of exile."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The Saffron Kitchen has a dreamlike quality that gradually draws in and washes over a reader."
"A fine novel of cultural and generational tension."
"A moving look at the plight of the immigrant torn between two homes."
-The Christian Science Monitor
"With richly descriptive language evoking the riotous streets of Iran to the comfortable London suburbs, Crowther's well-crafted narrative will keep readers eagerly turning the pages of this poetic debut about mothers and daughters."
"Crowther's debut is spellbinding, and her cross-cultural perception and empathy are illuminating and affecting."
"An unusual and satisfying read."
-The Guardian, London
"A book about edges . . . where unconscious drives become seemingly rational decisions; and where different cultural values confront each other . . . Crowther [is] a novelist of exceptional honesty and grace."
-The Sunday Telegraph, London