Birds of a Kind
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781770919907Publication Date:
26 May 2022
Size: 194mm x 130mm£24.99

Birds of a Kind

By Wajdi Mouawad Translated by Linda Gaboriau

Paperback £24.99

  • Governor General's Literary Award - 2019

Is it really important to cling to our lost identities?

A terrorist attack in Jerusalem puts Eitan, a young Israeli-German genetic researcher, in a coma, while his girlfriend Wahida, a Moroccan graduate student, is left to uncover his family secret that brought them to Israel in the first place. Since Eitan's parents erupted at a Passover meal when they realized Wahida was not Jewish, he has harboured a suspicion about his heritage that, if true, could change everything.

In this sweeping drama from the award-winning Lebanese-Canadian playwright Wajdi Mouawad, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict hits close to home as a straitlaced family is forced to confront everything they know about their identities.

Birds of a Kind won the Canadian Governor General's Literary Award in 2019.

This edition from Playwrights Canada Press is an English-language translation of the play by Linda Gaboriau.

Press Quotes

'A vivid and vaulting multigenerational Middle East-set drama... challenging and complex... full of richness and raw emotion'

Globe and Mail
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781770919907Publication Date:
26 May 2022
Size: 194mm x 130mm£24.99

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