Women of Sand and Myrrh (Paperback)

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A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds  leading woman novelist, about four women coping  with the insular, oppressive society of an unnamed  desert state.

About the Author

Hanan al-Shaykhis widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on Arab womanhood. Her works include Women of Sand and Myrrh, The Story of Zahra, Beirut Blues and The Locust and the Bird. Tim Supple is one of the world's leading theatre directors and creators. His widely-acclaimed works include Twelfth Night (Channel 4 film), Tales from Ovid, A Servant to Two Masters(both RSC) anda multi-lingual A Midsummer Night's Dream (Dash Arts/world tour).

Praise For…

"A gifted and  courageous writer."--Middle Eastern  International

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385423588
ISBN-10: 0385423586
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: July 1992
Pages: 288
Language: English