Makeen books shop contact Makeen books shop contact

CELESTIAL BODIES

Jokha Alharthi

9789386797568

CELESTIAL BODIES - Jokha Alharthi - 9789386797568
Rating:

Rs. 1495.00

Delivery in 2 working days

Qty

Additional Information
Author(s) :- Jokha Alharthi Format :- Paperback
Publisher :- S&S India (28 May 2019) Pub. Date :- 0000-00-00
ISBN-13 :- 9789386797568
Add to wishlist

Description

Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society slowly redefining itself after the colonial era, to the crossroads of its complex present. Elegantly structured and taut, Celestial Bodies is a coiled spring of a novel, telling of Oman’s coming-of-age through the prism of one family’s losses and loves.

Other Books By Jokha Alharthi