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An Unnecessary Woman

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Aaliya Saleh lives alone in her Beirut apartment, surrounded by stockpiles of books. Godless, fatherless, childless, and divorced, Aaliya is her family's 'unnecessary appendage'. Every year, she translates a new favourite book into Arabic, then stows it away. The thirty-seven books that Aaliya has translated over her lifetime have never been read - by anyone. This breathtaking portrait of a reclusive woman follows Aaliya's digressive mind as it ricochets across visions of past and present Beirut. Colourful musings on ...

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An Unnecessary Woman
2015, Corsair, London

ISBN-13: 9781472119209

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An Unnecessary Woman
2015, Corsair, London

ISBN-13: 9781472119155

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An Unnecessary Woman
2014, Grove Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802122940

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An Unnecessary Woman
2014, Grove Press

ISBN-13: 9780802122148

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An Unnecessary Woman
2014, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781491508336

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An Unnecessary Woman
2014, Brilliance Audio

ISBN-13: 9781491507391

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An Unnecessary Woman
2014, The Text Publishing Company, Melbourne

ISBN-13: 9781922147233

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