Eight months on Ghazzah Street

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Viking, Jun 1, 1988 - Fiction - 298 pages
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User Review  - Tessa - Goodreads

This is a small book from the 1980s about a British woman who accompanies her husband, an architect, when he's lured to Saudi Arabia to work by the promise of ridiculously high pay. Because of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

There is a strong sense of paranoia, distrust and alienation throughout this book. The main protagonist is trapped in multiple ways: within the building that she lives in, by cultural and religious ... Read full review


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Hilary Mary Mantel (born 6 July 1952) is an English novelist, short story writer and critic. Her work, ranging in subject from personal memoir to historical fiction, has been short-listed for major literary awards. In 2009, she won the Man Booker Prize for her novel Wolf Hall.

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