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Ghaza Taht Al-Jild

 Ghaza Taht Al-Jild
Ghaza Taht Al-Jild

by:Selma Dabbagh,
ISBN: 9992194685
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Published: 20150129

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Moving from Palestine to London to the Gulf, this unique novel brilliantly depicts modern-day family life in Gaza.
An original and vivid voice. Full of energy, this is a new and welcome take on the Palestinian story.
This brave, important new writer draws us right into the beating heart of contemporary Arab life in all its vigour and complexity
Making sense of Palestine and its relentlessly repressed people is never going to be easy, but Dabbagh has crafted a wonderfully perceptive and gripping novel surrounding three siblings and their Palestinian roots
A very successful debut novel...The writing is both literary and accessible, fast-paced, passionate, exuberant and heart-lurching
Moving from Palestine to London to the Gulf, this unique novel brilliantly depicts modern-day family life in Gaza.
Selma Dabbagh is a British Palestinian writer based in London. Her short stories have been included in a number of anthologies, including those published by Granta and International PEN. They have also been nominated for theInternational PEN David TK Wong Award and the Pushcart Prize. Out of It is her first novel.
The first novel written in English that depicts family life in Gaza. Coming outof a land under siege, this is a unique novel of humanity and humour
Selma Dabbagh's short stories have been published in various anthologies (including one edited by Maggie Gee for Granta), and nominated for the International PEN David Wong Award and the Pushcart Prize 2007. She was a finalist for the Fish Short Story Prize, judged by Roddy Doyle, Hugo Hamilton and Victoria Glendinning
Selma Dabbagh has appeared at West Cork Literary Festival and the International PEN Festival of World Literature

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