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As Though She Were Sleeping

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As Though She Were Sleeping by Elias Khoury
Mar 23, 2012 | ISBN 9781935744023
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    Mar 23, 2012 | ISBN 9781935744023

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    Mar 01, 2012 | ISBN 9781935744344

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An enchanting hymn to the Middle East, infused with the richness and beauty of classical Arabic poetry. —The Guardian

Elias Khoury’s latest novel returns to a golden age. Beirut in the 30s, unoccupied Palestine and a love affair recalled through a set of dream sequences: an Arab spring of a very different sort. —Tariq Ali, The Independent

Enthralling . . . Mesmerizing. —The Economist

Praise for NY Times Notable Book Gate of The Sun:

An imposingly rich and realistic novel, a genuine masterwork. —The New York Times Book Review

Humanity and compassion give this rich and teeming narrative its shape, creating a work that in its essence is a heartfelt plea for sanity and peace. —The Christian Science Monitor

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