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Tears in Paradise and a Smile in Hell

Tears in Paradise and a Smile in Hell

Hadi Jassim


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In this poignant and heartfelt novel, delve into the life of a veteran IT professional residing in Europe whose journey is shaped by both triumph and tragedy. Hailing from a conflicted central Asian country, he shares the arduous yet inspiring tale of his immigration, seeking a new beginning on foreign shores.

Despite his successes, his heartache remains significant and ever-present. Having lost his beloved soulmate to cancer, he grapples with the profound void left behind.
Throughout the narrative, he tenderly revisits cherished memories of the places he and his departed partner once frequented, their spirit interwoven with each location. In the midst of an overpowering wave of grief, his memories transform into guiding lights of comfort and resilience.

ISBN : 978-1-80439-599-8

Published: 28/03/2024

Pages : 463

Size : 234x156

Imprint : Olympia Publishers

Hadi Jassim

Hadi Jassim spent his early school years near his grandfather in a beautiful village where time stood almost still. His granddad taught him an elementary value system that he cherished throughout his life, both where he was born and later in Europe. He graduated in electronics from London University and has a Ph.D. from Sheffield University. He worked for forty years in the IT and telecom industry in different European countries. In the second half of his career, he mainly managed IT organisations. He co-authored a book, People and Project Management in IT, published by McGraw Hill in 1995.

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