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The Occasional Virgin

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  • 240 Nombre de pages
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Zusammenfassung A bold! tragicomic novel about two clever thirty-something womensuccessful in their careers but unlucky in lovefro... Lire la suite
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Zusammenfassung A bold! tragicomic novel about two clever thirty-something womensuccessful in their careers but unlucky in lovefrom one of the most important Middle Eastern writers at work today. On a sunny beach in the French Riviera! Yvonne and Huda relax by the sea. But as their vacation unfolds! their troubled pasts seep through to the present. Both women spent their childhoods in BeirutYvonne raised in a Christian family and Huda raised in the Muslim faithand find that while they left their families behind! they are still unable to escape their families' reach. As the novel unfolds! and as the story moves back in time to Beirut! and then forward to London! both friends undertake their own quests for romance and love. Here we follow the tumultuous lives and occasionally shocking choices of these two complicated! deeply engaging women torn between the worlds they were born into and the worlds they've created for themselves. The Occasional Virgin is a witty and wry! poignant and perceptive novel for our time. Informationen zum Autor HANAN AL-SHAYKH! an award-winning journalist! novelist! and playwright! is the author of the short story collections I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops and One Thousand and One Nights; the novels The Story of Zahra ! Women of Sand and Myrrh ! Beirut Blues ! and Only in London; and a memoir about her mother! The Locust and the Bird . She was raised in Beirut! educated in Cairo! and lives in London.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Occasional Virgin
Sous-titre: A Novel
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781524747510
ISBN: 978-1-5247-4751-0
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 240
Année: 2018