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Beirut Blues: A Novel

Beirut Blues: A Novel

Author(s): Hanan al-Shaykh

Location(s): Beirut

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Al-Shaykh Hanan has confirmed her standing as the Arab world’s foremost woman writer. Now, in her new novel–available in English for the first time–she writes her farewell to Beirut, a city that no longer exists as she knew it. What emerges is an intimate, engaging portrait and a delicately interwoven pattern of events and characters.

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