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As Though She Were Sleeping by Elias Khoury

As Though She Were Sleeping

by Elias Khoury

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Elias Khoury is a very interesting writer to me. As fas as I'm concerned his Gate of the Sun is a masterpiece. As though she were sleeping falls a bit short of that. Kind of Middle Eastern magical realism. Not really that big of a fan of magical realism so this was a bit of a hard one for me. ( )
  lriley | Oct 13, 2013 |
Death's a long sleep from which one wakes not
And sleep's a short death from which one must rise.
- Abu el-A'la el-Ma'ari
  psumesc | Jan 30, 2012 |
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'As Though She Were Sleeping' is a reminder of what life once was in the Middle East; Ilya??s Khu??ri?? has crafted a compelling and many-layered narrative of great sensuality.

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Archipelago Books

2 editions of this book were published by Archipelago Books.

Editions: 193574402X, 1935744348

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