Burning Boats

Darussalam Islamic Bookshop Australia

SKU: 00450

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Life at the peaceful fishing hamlet of Tobay has been changed beyond recognition by the power-hungry Abbas, who uses threats and violence to fulfill his desire for control. Will the villagers’ faith, courage, and wisdom be enough to win the battle and save their way of life?

Tobay is a small fishing hamlet on a tropical coast which provides a modest though reliable provision for the local villagers. The village has always been a peaceful and safe place, however life has become disrupted by a power hungry individual, Abbas. Abbas resorts to threats, bribery and violence to fulfil his selfish desires to take control of the harbour and the surrounding farmland. The people of the village both old and young rise to this challenge courageously but will their faith, wisdom and perseverance against all odds be enough to win the battle... Zaynab Dawood is a mother of four children. She is a secondary school teacher by profession and has published two award-winning children's books. She was also runner-up in the Muslim Writer’s Awards UK in the non-fiction category.