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Christy Lefteri

Christy Lefteri Biography

Brought up in London, Christy Lefteri is the child of Cypriot refugees. She is a lecturer in creative writing at Brunel University. The Beekeeper of Aleppo was born out of her time working as a volunteer at a Unicef supported refugee center in Athens. This is her first novel.



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