Controversy and the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

 

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One of the shortlisted authors for the new but prestigious International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Egyptian Youssef Ziedan, has caused a stir with his novel “Beelzebub.” Ziedan and the other nominees — Mohammad Al-Bisatie (Egypt), Fawwaz Haddad (Syria), Inaam Kachachi (Iraq), Ibrahim Nasrallah (Jordan-Palestine) and Habib Selmi (Tunisia) — expect to hear who will take the prize on Monday.

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One response to “Controversy and the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

  1. Hi !!! 🙂
    My name is Piter Kokoniz. Just want to tell, that your posts are really interesting
    And want to ask you: will you continue to post in this blog in future?
    Sorry for my bad english:)
    Tnx!
    Piter.

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