Celestial Bodies

£8.99

Description

Winner of the 2019 Man Booker International PrizeCelestial 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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Weight 0.5 kg
Product Details

Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi

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Estimated delivery times:
UK First Class: 1-2 days
Europe: 7-10 days
USA: 7-14 days
Rest of World: 10-14 days