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Alharthi, Jokha

Celestial Bodies

Abstract: Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019!Winner of the 2010 Best Omani Novel Award!Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society slowly redefining itself after the colonial era, to the crossroads of its complex present.Elegantly structured and taut, Celestial Bodies is a coiled spring of a novel, telling of Oman's coming-of-age through the prism of one family's losses and loves.


Titolo e contributi: Celestial Bodies

Pubblicazione: Sandstone Press, 20180621

EAN: 9781912240166

Data: -20-2180

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  • Lingua: inglese
  • Formato: EPUB con DRM Adobe

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  • Data di pubblicazione: -20-2180

Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019!Winner of the 2010 Best Omani Novel Award!Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society slowly redefining itself after the colonial era, to the crossroads of its complex present.Elegantly structured and taut, Celestial Bodies is a coiled spring of a novel, telling of Oman's coming-of-age through the prism of one family's losses and loves.

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