Women of Sand and Myrrh (Paperback)

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A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worldsleading woman novelist, about four women copingwith the insular, oppressive society of an unnameddesert state.

About the Author

Hanan al-Shaykh, an award-winning journalist, novelist, and playwright, is the author of the short story collection I Sweep the Sun off Rooftops; the novels One Thousand and One Nights, The Story of Zahra, Women of Sand and Myrrh, Beirut Blues, and Only in London; and a memoir about her mother, The Locust and the Bird. She was raised in Beirut, educated in Cairo, and lives in London.

Praise For…

"A gifted and  courageous writer."--Middle Eastern  International

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385423588
ISBN-10: 0385423586
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 1992
Pages: 288
Language: English