Sabriya: Damascus bitter sweet : a novel

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Interlink Books, Jan 1, 1997 - Fiction - 186 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.

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

A sad story told in lovely, spare prose: a woman living in Syria in the 1920s - 1940s finds her life caged and ultimately ruined by imperialism, war, political corruption, and especially gender ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Sabriya ($29.95; paper $12.95; May 13, 1997; 248 pp.; 1-56656-219-8; paper 1-56656-254-6): Syria in the 1920s is the focus of this accomplished 1980 novel, which takes the form of a journal left ... Read full review


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