"The President’s Gardens is an epic novel about Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, following the lives of three friends, from the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war to the aftermath of the American invasion.
"A contemporary tragedy of epic proportions. No author is better placed than Muhsin Al-Ramli, already a star in the Arabic literary scene, to tell this story. I read it in one sitting." HASSAN BLASIM, winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for The Iraqi Christ.
For fans of The Kite Runner, The Yellow Birds and One Hundred Years of Solitude – this book weaves together multi-generational stories, brought vividly to life by a memorable cast of characters."