Jokha Alharthi - Celestial Bodies


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Jokha Alharthi - 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.

Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019.

Paperback 320 pages.

Approx: 13 x 20 cm.

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