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Eight months on Ghazzah Street

Author: Hilary Mantel
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Marian Wood/Owl Book edView all editions and formats
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An English couple's life in Saudi Arabia told through the eyes of Frances, the wife. She describes the heat, the ugliness and the menace of Islamic law. Men stroll in the street with rifles and from the apartment upstairs comes sobbing. It is nothing her Arab friends tell her, simply a millionaire's mistress, but Frances knows they are lying. Finally, there is murder.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Horror fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Mantel
ISBN: 0805052038 9780805052039
OCLC Number: 36017176
Notes: "A Marian Wood/Owl book."
Description: 278 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Hilary Mantel.
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An English couple's life in Saudi Arabia told through the eyes of Frances, the wife. She describes the heat, the ugliness and the menace of Islamic law. Men stroll in the street with rifles and from the apartment upstairs comes sobbing. It is nothing her Arab friends tell her, simply a millionaire's mistress, but Frances knows they are lying. Finally, there is murder.

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