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Celestial Bodies


Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society, slowly redefining itself after the colonial era, to the crossroads of its complex present. Elegantly structured and taut, Celestial Bodies is a coiled ...

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Celestial Bodies
2019, Catapult

ISBN-13: 9781948226943

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Celestial Bodies
2019, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781760529413


Celestial Bodies
2018, Sandstone Press Ltd, Dingwall

ISBN-13: 9781912240166

Mass-market paperback

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