A balcony over the Fakihani: three novellas

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Interlink Books, Sep 1, 2002 - Fiction - 127 pages
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This series is designed to bring to North American readers the once-unheard voices of writers who have achieved wide acclaim at home, but are not recognized beyond the borders of their native lands. With special emphasis on women writers, Interlink's Emerging Voices series publishes the best of the world's contemporary literature in translation or original English. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Three poignant novellas about life-in-exile from Palestinian writer Badr, born in Jerusalem and now living in Tunisia. The stories, set mainly in Beirut, are preoccupied with exile but with not ... Read full review

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Clark has two degrees in History.

Abdallah al-Nasser was born in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, in 1953 and studied Arabic Literature at al-Imam University, Riyadh. He is at present cultural attache in London and editor of Al-Thaqafiyah, a quarterly journal concerned with Arabic culture. His first collection of short stories. The Mirage (1998), dealt especially with the experience of confronting an unbalanced model of modernization.

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