Is it possible to hold onto hope when you lose everything else? Tariq Abbassi, hospitalized and disoriented, has trouble reconciling the life he imagined with the one that greets him upon waking in a trauma center. Soon enough, he realizes the reason behind his current condition: both of his beloved sons died after a horrifi c act of negligence. Struggling to face the dark truth, no matter the cost, he must sift through his confused memories to resolve how he got here. With ravishing beauty and uncanny profundity, Salah el Moncef's internationally acclaimed novel tells a stunning story of loss, hope, and the sometimes insurmountable obstacles we face on the road to redemption. The Offering is powerful testament that there is beauty in everything-even in that which destroys us.