Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi

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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.

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Weight 200 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.8 cm
ISBN

9781912240166

Format

Paperback

Pagination

320 pages

Publisher

Sandstone Press Ltd

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