Palestinian author Shibli s poetic yet precise language and nimble characterizations... in this series of interrelated vignettes set in her native land... Shibli (Touch) writes beautifully. --Publishers weekly
About the Author
Adania Shibli, born in 1974 in Palestine, is two-time winner of the Qattan Foundation s Young Writer s Award for this and her acclaimed novel Touch.
Paul Starkey is head of the Arabic department at Durham University, England. He is the author of Modern Arabic Literature and a prolific translator.