Golden Chariot by Salwa Bakr
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Golden Chariot
By Salwa Bakr

The Golden Chariot

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Golden Chariot by Salwa Bakr

Book Description

From her cell in a women's prison, Aziza decides to create a golden chariot to take her to heaven, where her wishes and dreams can be fulfilled. As she muses on who to take with her, she tells the life stories of her fellow prisoners and decides in her heart which ones deserve a free ride to paradise. Aziza's cruelly frank comments about her friends and their various crimes weave these tales together into a contemporary "Arabian Nights".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789774161797
ISBN-10: 9774161793
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 127mm x 18mm)
Pages: 193
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Egypt

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Author Biography - Salwa Bakr

Salwa Bakr was born in Cairo in 1949. She is the author of seven volumes of short stories (including The Wiles of Men, AUC Press, 1997), seven novels (including The Man from Bashmour, AUC Press, 2007), and a play. Her work has been translated into nine languages.

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