Eye of the Mirror by Liana Badr
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Eye of the Mirror
By Liana Badr

The Eye of the Mirror

A Modern Arabic Novel from Palestine 2nd edition

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Translated by Samira Kawar See other recent books by Samira Kawar
Format: Paperback

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Eye of the Mirror by Liana Badr

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Taken from the quiet sanctuary of a convent school, where she works as a maid, Aisha is thrown back into the chaotic world of her parents' home in the Tal Ezza'tar refugee camp when the Lebanese civil war begins. From then on she is caught up in a series of tragedies, including the continuous bombardment of the camp by the Phalangists and the subsequent invasion and massacres within the settlement. Aisha's family and friends are torn apart by events beyond their control and although she finds love and marries, amid such violence the decision to start her own family becomes harder still.Set within one of the most bloody conflicts of modern times, this heart-wrenching story shows how women's experience of war is particularly cruel as they confront the dilemma of bringing a new life into a war-zone. Based on seven years of meticulous research, Liana Badr has created an epic novel around the life of one girl. Its accurate historical setting adds force and poignancy. Turning a simple love story into a complex portrayal of Palestinian history, Liana Badr has triumphantly re-told a nation's history for its women.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781859642016
ISBN-10: 1859642012
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 145mm x 20mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: Garnet Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Liana Badr

Palestinian writer Liana Badr has lived in Lebanon, Damascus, Tunis, Amman, and returned to Palestine in 1994. Her works have been translated into a number of languages, and mainly focus on themes of women and war, and exile.

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