- Series: Hoopoe Fiction
- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: Hoopoe Fiction; 1 edition (April 1, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9774168178
- ISBN-13: 978-9774168178
- Product Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 5.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,645,972 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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No Road to Paradise: A Novel (Hoopoe Fiction) Paperback – April 1, 2017
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About the Author
Hassan Daoud, born in Beirut in 1950, holds a master's degree in Arabic literature and has taught creative writing at the Lebanese American University. He is the editorial director of al-Mudun news website and is on the editorial board of the quarterly magazine Kalamon. He is the author of three short story collections and ten novels. No Road to Paradise was awarded the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature in 2015.
Marilyn Booth has translated works by Hoda Barakat, Latifa al-Zayyat, Nawal El Saadawi, and many other Arab writers, and is the translator of Hassan Daoud's The Penguin's Song. She is Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud Professor in the Study of the Contemporary Arab World in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University.
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