In the Eye of the Sun

In the Eye of the Sun

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This is a love story, a story about growing up, a story about what its like to be a women (East and West), a story about the history of the post-imperial Middle East during the last 30 years or so, perplexed and bloody years, and a story about home.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 136 x 192 x 56mm | 662.24g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747545898
  • 9780747545897
  • 257,481

About Ahdaf Soueif

On Cairo (Jul-2011) I Think of You (Feb-2007) The Map of Love (Jan-2007) Mezzaterra (Nov-2004) The Map of Love (Mar-2000) The Map of Love (May-1999) In the eye of the sun (May-1999) Sandpiper (Mar-1997) Aisha (Feb-1996) Sandpiper (Feb-1996)
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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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843 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 33% (282)
4 35% (299)
3 22% (182)
2 7% (59)
1 2% (21)
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