When Hana's dying uncle calls her back from the city to the family home in the Albanian mountains, he tries to marry her to a local man who could run the household. Unable to accept the arranged marriage and determined to remain independent, Hana's only option is to follow tradition and vow to live the rest of her life in chastity as a man - and so Hana becomes Mark. For a sworn virgin, there is no way back.Years later, Mark - now a raki-drinking, chain-smoking shepherd - receives an invitation to join a cousin in the US. ...

Sworn Virgin 2015, And Other Stories, High Wycombe

ISBN-13: 9781908276681


Sworn Virgin 2014, And Other Stories

ISBN-13: 9781908276346

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