'Hanan al-Shaykh lays bare the perverted relations which necessarily exist in a state which denies women their humanity, and does so in a lyrical feeling language whose impact is all the greater for its lack of polemic.' Hanan al-Shaykh's work has been likened to that of Margaret Atwood and Margaret Drabble, yet hers is a voice which is unique not only in the Arab world, but in world literature. With consumate story-telling skill, al-Shaykh explores the lives of four women living in an unnamed Arab desert society. There is ...

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