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The secret maker of the world

Author: Abbas El-Zein
Publisher: St Lucia, Qeensland, Australia : UQP, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A boatman fishes bodies from the Yellow River searching for the one he can claim. A construction workers speeds throught the Indonesian jungle to board his plane on time. Playing a terrifying game of cat and mouse, an isolated sniper in Beirut observes the city from his rooftop perch. With profound insight El-Zein's stories cross continents and time zones, effortlessly melding these of loss and longing with larger  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbas El-Zein
ISBN: 9780702250071 0702250074
OCLC Number: 863337666
Description: 182 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Fields of vision --
The Yellow River --
Red carpet --
Respect --
His other cloak --
Bird's eye --
Natural justice --
The secret maker of the world.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Abbas El-Zein.

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"A boatman fishes bodies from the Yellow River searching for the one he can claim. A construction workers speeds throught the Indonesian jungle to board his plane on time. Playing a terrifying game of cat and mouse, an isolated sniper in Beirut observes the city from his rooftop perch. With profound insight El-Zein's stories cross continents and time zones, effortlessly melding these of loss and longing with larger questions of power, politics, faith and love. His characters, as provocative as they are diverse, confront issues of violence, justice and redemption with varying degrees of rage, suspense, satire and wit"--Page 4 of cover.

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