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    DescriptionSet amidst the turmoil of contemporary Middle Eastern politics, this vivid and highly-acclaimed novel by an Egyptian journalist is an intimate look into the lives of Arab women today. Here, a woman who grows up among the Egyptian elite, marries a Westernized husband, and, while pursuing graduate study, becomes embroiled in a love affair with an uncouth Englishman.


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    Title
    In the Eye of the Sun
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ahdaf Soueif
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 816
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780385720373
    ISBN 10: 0385720378
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 823.914
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FH
    Libri: I-FH
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AFRICN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 47
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC, CULT/EAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC043000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000, FIC019000
    Edition statement
    Anchor Books.
    Publisher
    Anchor Books
    Imprint name
    Anchor Books
    Publication date
    01 September 2000
    Review quote
    "Something of a landmark...a bold and important work. [This] is the first novel I know of that successfully renders an Arab, Egyptian Muslim reality in English. A tour de force."--Leila Ahmed, Washington Post Book World "Raw, accurate, searing....Soueif [is] one ofthe most extraordinary chroniclers of sexual politics now writing."--Edward Said, The Times Literary Supplement
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    Set amidst the turmoil of contemporary Middle Eastern politics, this vivid and highly-acclaimed novel by an Egyptian journalist is an intimate look into the lives of Arab women today. Here, a woman who grows up among the Egyptian elite, marries a Westernized husband, and, while pursuing graduate study, becomes embroiled in a love affair with an uncouth Englishman.