skip to content
Ascension to death Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ascension to death

Author: Mamdūḥ ʻAzzām; Max Weiss
Publisher: London : Haus Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In the conservative Druze region of southern Syria, Salma has been abandoned by her mother and forced into a brutal arranged marriage by her uncle. When she disgraces her family by falling in love with a boy from her village and escaping with him, Salma's relatives set out to ensure that her ordeal of imprisonment, torture and betrayal is only beginning. Dark, challenging and inventive, Ascension to Death is one of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Arabic fiction
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mamdūḥ ʻAzzām; Max Weiss
ISBN: 1910376361 9781910376362
OCLC Number: 1041898525
Language Note: Translated to English from the Arabic.
Notes: Mamdouh Azzam is the Syrian novelist. His most celebrated and contraversial novel is The Palace of Rain, a powerful and daring treatment of taboos in Syriaʹs conservative Druze religion and community. Ascension to death was first published in Arabic as Miʹraj al - mawt, and was adapted into the award-winning film Al-Lajat, directed by Riyad Shayya.
Description: 117 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Miʹraj al - mawt.
Responsibility: Mamdouh Azzam ; translated by Max Weiss.

Abstract:

Originally published in 1987, Ascension to Death is a heartbreaking love story set in the conservative Druze region of southern Syria. It recounts the story of Salma, an orphan girl, who falls in  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Ascension to Death is a heartbreaking love story set against the backdrop of a conservative Druze region of southern Syria. . . . Dark, challenging and inventive, Ascension to Death is one of Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1041898525> # Ascension to death
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1041898525#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Miʹraj al - mawt.
    library:oclcnum "1041898525" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5500049459#Place/syria> ; # Syria.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/892.736/e23/> ;
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5500049459#Person/azzam_mamduh> ; # Mamdūḥ ʻAzzām
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5500049459#Person/weiss_max> ; # Max Weiss
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description ""In the conservative Druze region of southern Syria, Salma has been abandoned by her mother and forced into a brutal arranged marriage by her uncle. When she disgraces her family by falling in love with a boy from her village and escaping with him, Salma's relatives set out to ensure that her ordeal of imprisonment, torture and betrayal is only beginning. Dark, challenging and inventive, Ascension to Death is one of Syria's most acclaimed novels. Originally published in Arabic in 1987, and adapted into an acclaimed film in 1995, it is the first work of Mamdouh Azzam to be published in English" -- back cover."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5500049459> ; # معراج الموت.
    schema:genre "Arabic fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Novels"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Ascension to death"@en ;
    schema:productID "1041898525" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781910376362> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1041898525> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5500049459#Person/azzam_mamduh> # Mamdūḥ ʻAzzām
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "ʻAzzām" ;
    schema:givenName "Mamdūḥ" ;
    schema:name "Mamdūḥ ʻAzzām" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5500049459#Person/weiss_max> # Max Weiss
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Weiss" ;
    schema:givenName "Max" ;
    schema:name "Max Weiss" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5500049459> # معراج الموت.
    schema:name "معراج الموت."@en ;
    schema:name "Miʹraj al - mawt." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781910376362>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1910376361" ;
    schema:isbn "9781910376362" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1041898525#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Miʹraj al - mawt.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:inLanguage "ar" ;
    schema:name "Miʹraj al - mawt." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.