People of the Palms


  • Language : Arabic
  • Subject : Novels
  • Author : Janan Jasim Halawi
  • ISBN : 9786144258347
  • Year : 2015

A spotlight on the inhabitants of the palm groves and marshlands of Basra, Iraq. As Basra reels with destruction and death, the terrified Ramzi and Ahlam cut a path through the devastated city, fleeing from soldiers. Their story is just one amongst a collection of disparate tales about characters from Basra's underworld. Longlisted for the 2016 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).

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