Beirut blues

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Chatto & Windus, Mar 1, 1995 - Fiction - 279 pages
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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

In the beginning, reading Beirut Blues seems like being dropped in the middle of a multi-person conversation without knowing who is involved or what they are talking about. There is a tedium to ... Read full review

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Unusual book - fictional "memoir" of a group of upper class Lebanese Muslim/Palestinian intellectuals who individually chose different paths during the conflicts of the late '60's to '90's. Most chose ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
24
Section 3
42
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About the author (1995)

Hanan al-Shaykh was born & raised in Lebanon. She is the author of three novels - "Women of Sand & Myrrh", "The Story of Zahra" & "Beirut Blues" - as well as a collection of short stories, "I Sweep the Sun off Rooftops". She currently lives in London with her husband & two children.

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