Often the woman is the focus of the story and her protagonist, as is the case in the novel by the author: Huwaida Al-Qahwaji, “The Exodus from the Cocoon”. A mixture of short stories, some emotional and some highlighting the suffering of Syrians during the war.
Kind, generous, wise and positive... Spread for everyone around her: happiness, love and peace, stimulating her view of life that everything can be done whenever she wants to.
Grace Lagos was born in a small town outside Brisbane, Australia. She was three years of age when her parents bought a farm, where she grew up. Life on a farm can be tough and lonely, but she loved and read books, which was an escape for her into another world. At age twenty, she moved back to Brisbane, where she met and married her husband. She has two children and grandchildren. When most women of that era worked in the clothing trade when she came to Brisbane, she got a job in the public service.