Christy Lefteri



Christy Lefteri was born in London in 1980 to Greek Cypriot parents who moved to London in 1974 during the Turkish invasion. She completed a degree in English and a Masters in creative writing at Brunel University. She taught English to foreign students and then became a secondary school teacher before leaving to pursue a PhD and to write. She is also studying to become a psychotherapist.

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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“Where there are bees there are flowers, and wherever there are flowers there is new life and hope.”
Christy Lefteri, The Beekeeper of Aleppo

“But in Syria there is a saying: inside the person you know, there is a person you do not know.”
Christy Lefteri, The Beekeeper of Aleppo

“Sometimes we create such powerful illusions, so that we do not get lost in the darkness.”
Christy Lefteri, The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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