The Story Of Zahra

With more than 21,000 copies in print of "Women Of Sand And Myrrh," and more than 15,000 copies of "The Story Of Zahra," Hanan al-Shaykh is the best known and most admired woman writer of the Arab world. The paperback publication of "Zahra" will bring this passionate and courageous novel to a much larger group of readers. Its haunting story of a young Lebanese woman who attempts to stem the violence in Beirut by initiating a sexual liaison with a sniper has "lifted the corner of a dark curtain" ( "Sunday Telegraph" ) from a world that fascinates us all." "The Story Of Zahra" is a classic by any standards."-- "Village Voice Literary Supplement." *This book may have remainder mark*

Product Overview
ISBN 9780385472067
Categories BX, Classics and Literary, Fiction, Literary Fiction, WBD
Author(s) Hanan Al-Shaykh
Publisher Anchor Books
Pages 224
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.2cm x 1.5cm x 20.3cm
Weight 0.21 kg
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