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Where Pigeons Don't Fly

Where Pigeons Don't Fly (Paperback)

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Where Pigeons Don't Fly follows the story of Fahd, a young boy growing up in Saudi Arabia. Fahd's childhood is overshadowed by his father's involvement in the attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Now an artist and critic, the adult Fahd finds that, both in work and in love, he is at loggerheads with repressive cultural and religious norms. When he and his girlfriend are detained by the 'virtue' police, Fahd contemplates a life of self-imposed exile in a remote corner of Britain, rather than remaining somewhere he doesn't feel he belongs.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismFiction & PoetryFiction in translationFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing Publication Date: 04/12/2014 ISBN-13: 9789992179161  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Yousef Al-Mohaimeed is an award-winning writer and journalist. He has published several novels and short story collections in Arabic, and his work has been translated into English, Russian, Spanish and German. Robin Moger is the translator of A Dog With No Tail by Hamdi Abu Golayyel, winner of the 2008 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, and one of the translators of the anthology Beirut39: New Writing from the Arab World.

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