Eight Months on Ghazzah Street: A Novel

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Henry Holt and Company, Sep 1, 2003 - Fiction - 288 pages
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A taut and terrifying trip into a distorting mirror--a novel as tense, immediate, and chilling as the world it depicts.

"A Middle Eastern Turn of the Screw with an insidious power to grip."-Time Out

 

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EIGHT MONTHS ON GHAZZAH STREET

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A chilling portrait of an authoritarian society as a young Englishwoman moves with her husband into a Saudi Arabian neighborhood and finds murder lurking behind the shuttered windows and closed doors ... Read full review

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Masterfully blending gothic horror tropes with a careful study of the intellectual dislocation and resulting eccentric behavior of Westerners working in Saudi Arabia, Hilary Mantel's Eight Months on ... Read full review

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Hilary Mantel is the critically acclaimed author of eight novels, seven of which are available in paperback from Henry Holt. Winner of the Hawthornden Prize, she lives in England. Ms. Mantel reviews for The New York Times and the New York Review of Books.

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