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  • CELESTIAL BODIES - Man Booker International Prize 2019

    CELESTIAL BODIES  -   Man Booker International Prize 2019
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    ISBN: 9781912240166
    Title: CELESTIAL BODIES - Man Booker International Prize 2019
    Author: ALHARTHI JOKHA
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society which is slowly redefining itself after the colonial era, to the crossroads of its complex present. Elegantly structured and taut, it tells of Oman’s coming-of-age through the prism of one family’s losses and loves.

    Imprint: SANDSTONE BOOKS
    RRP: $22.99

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