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Under The Tripoli Sky

Kamal Ben Hameda

'Gradually, in beautifully simple and restrained prose, his childish perspective reveals the yawning disparity between men and women and a society on the verge of embracing one of the cruellest dictators of the modern age.' Lucy Popescu, Huffington Post

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Congratulations to our translator Phillip Boehm. Philip receives the Found in Translation Award 2014 from the Polish Book Institute for rendering into English Peirene no12, Chasing the King of Hearts by author Hanna Krall.


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