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Blue aubergine

Author: Mīrāl Ṭaḥāwī; Anthony Calderbank
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2006.
Series: Modern Arabic literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Blue Aubergine tells the story of a young Egyptian woman, born in 1967, growing up in the wake of Egypt's defeat of that year, and maturing into womanhood against the social and political upheavals Egypt experienced during the final decades of the twentieth century. Physically and emotionally scarred by her parents and the events of her childhood, and incapable of relating to men, Nada, the 'Blue Aubergine, '  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mīrāl Ṭaḥāwī; Anthony Calderbank
ISBN: 9789774249686 9774249682
OCLC Number: 506188174
Language Note: In English translated from the Arabic.
Notes: This translation originally published: 2002.
Description: ix, 122 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Modern Arabic literature.
Other Titles: Badhinjana al-zarqa'.
Responsibility: Miral al-Tahawy ; translated by Anthony Calderbank.

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"This is a challenging and intriguing novel and shows that al-Tahawy is set to be one of the freshest writers of her generation." - Richard Woffenden, The Cairo Times "Miral al-Tahawy's unique Read more...

 
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