Refuge is, appropriately, about the places we seek refuge: partnerships, houses, families, communities, meals, spaces. The narrative is mostly about Niloo, a young Iranian-American who emigrated to the U.S. with her mother and brother in the 80s. Niloo’s father, a dentist with a proclivity for opium, remained in Iran. Niloo is now a 30 year old living in Amsterdam and married to a French dude who by all accounts adores her, and her father is divorcing his third wife and apparently interested in rekindling some […]
We all find refuge any place we can.
Refuge by Dina Nayeri