Shalash the Iraqi (Paperback)

Shalash the Iraqi By Shalash, Luke Leafgren (Translator), Kanan Makiya (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Shalash, Luke Leafgren (Translator), Kanan Makiya (Introduction by)
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Don Quixote, Tristram Shandy, Catch-22 . . . and Shalash the Iraqi. A samizdat success, this madcap serial novel started life as a pseudonymous blog written 'live' by 'Shalash' during and after the Second Iraq War. It delights readers and sheds light on Iraq in equal measure.

About the Author

Luke Leafgren is an Assistant Dean of Harvard College. He has published five translations of Arabic novels and received the 2018 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation for his English edition of Muhsin Al-Ramli's The President's Gardens.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781913505646
ISBN-10: 1913505642
Publisher: And Other Stories
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Pages: 352
Language: English