the book jacket:
Beneath the holy mountain Croagh Patrick, in
damp and lovely County Mayo, sits the small,
sheltered village of Ballinacroagh. To the
exotic Aminpour sisters, Ireland looks like
a much-needed safe haven. It has been seven
years since Marjan Aminpour fled Iran with
her younger sisters, Bahar and Layla, and
she hopes that in Ballinacroagh, a land of
"crazed sheep and dizzying roads," they
might finally find a home.
From the kitchen of an old pastry shop on Main Mall, the sisters set about creating a Persian oasis. Soon sensuous wafts of cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron float through the streets - an exotic aroma that announces the opening of the Babylon Café, ...
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