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Jokes for the gunmen

Author: Māzin Maʻrūf; Jonathan Wright
Publisher: London : Granta, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant collection of fictions in the vein of Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret and Amy Hempel. These are stories of what the world looks like from a child's pure but sometimes vengeful or muddled perspective. These are stories of life in a war zone, life peppered by surreal mistakes, tragic accidents and painful encounters. These are stories of fantasist matadors, lost limbs and perplexed voyeurs. This is a collection  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Short stories
Short stories, Arabic
Translations into English
Named Person: Māzin Maʻrūf
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Māzin Maʻrūf; Jonathan Wright
ISBN: 9781846276675 1846276675
OCLC Number: 1079203704
Description: 162 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Jokes for the gunmen --
Matador --
Gramophone --
Cinema --
Biscuits --
A joke --
The angel of death --
Other-people's-dreams syndrome --
Aquarium --
Portion of jam --
Curtain --
Juan and Ausa.
Other Titles: Nukāt lil-musallaḥīn.
Responsibility: Mazen Maarouf ; translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright.

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