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FADIA FAQIR is the author of two other novels, Nisanit and Pillars of Salt. Brought up in Amman she now lives with her husband in Durham, UK.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003534307
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR004894978
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. A tan to the page edges/pages Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # wbb0019623478
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fine. First U.k. Edition. Review copy. 8vo. pp. viii, 244. Paperback (no hardback edition in the UK). ISBN 0704302381 Presentation copy: 'To Malcolm and Elizabeth, Unlike Maha, the main character, I hope that your luck will be scattered in the right directions. Love Fadia 20/6/96.' Compliments slip from the University of Durham, Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, South End House, South Road, Durham DH1 3TG with a handwritten note from Fadia Faqir to Malcolm Bradbury undated and consisting of about 35 words (includes 'from Fadia' written in pencil in Bradbury's hand) in which she says she will be celebrating her engagement to Adel on 21/8/96 so keep the day free. She sends love to Bradbury and his wife Elizabeth. Quartet Books review slip loosely inserted stating the book is to be published on 28th March 1996. Typed signed letter from Quartet Books Limited, 51 Beak Street, London W1R 3LF to Michael Bradbury loosely inserted dated 15th March 1996 and consisting of about 210 words in which an outline of the story and details of the author who is working on her third novel and is teaching Arabic at Durham University are provided. Bradbury is then asked if he would be interested in doing an interview or review, signed by Susie Craigie Halkett, Publicity. 'A brilliant Jordanian writer', a quote by Bradbury heads the letter. Sir Malcolm Bradbury (1932 Ð 2000) was a British novelist ('The History Man'), academic and writer on English and American literature. Angus Wilson and Malcolm Bradbury co-founded the Creative Writing MA at the University of East Anglia in 1970. Fadia Faqir (born 1956) is a Jordanian writer who was awarded her Ph.D. in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of East Anglia in 1990. Very good. Very good. Signedes. Seller Inventory # C52726