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Dear Mr. Kawabata

by Rashid Al Daif

  • 208 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Quartet Books (UK) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • History,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Lebanon,
  • General,
  • Civil War, 1975-1990,
  • Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul Starkey (Translator), Margaret Drabble (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7775649M
    ISBN 100704381133
    ISBN 109780704381131
    OCLC/WorldCa42303309

    Paul Starkey is a British scholar and translator of Arabic literature. He received his doctorate from Oxford University; the subject of his dissertation was the works of the Egyptian writer Tawfiq Hakim. He is currently the head of the Arabic department at the University of Durham. He is also co-director of the Centre for Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW), a collaborative project by the. DEAR MR KAWABATA: Editors of Quartet: Books - Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month.

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    Dear Mr. Kawabata In the author's first novel to be translated into English, a young Lebanese soldier, mortally wounded in the final days of the civil war, reviews his life . Dear Mr Kawabata by Rashid al-Daif (Foreword, Author) (1-Apr) Paperback: Books - at: Paperback.


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by Rashid al-Daif & translated by Paul Starkey whenever (Rashid) al-Daif isn’t lecturing Kawabata (and us), he proves himself an impressively gifted novelist. Pub Date: May 1st, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect.

Mr Kawataba, Today you know well what death is, so you are better able than anyone else to understand what I am saying: after every lapse into unconsciousness, I would open my eyes for the first time in history.

Perhaps the same thing didn't happen to you, since I believe you closed your eyelids once only. And remained like that. He remembers everything/5(15).

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