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Celestial bodies

By: Alharthi, Johka Booth, Marilyn(Translated by)

1912240173 / 9781912240173
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320 pages
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'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.


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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