Celestial BodiesBook - 2018
From Library Staff
A sweeping multi-generational story that captures the small shifts that separate old Oman from the new. This is the first book originally written in Arabic to win the International Booker Prize (2019) and the first book by a female Omani writer to be translated into English.
Winner of the Man Booker International Prize, translated from Arabic, Celestial Bodies tells the story of three sisters: Maaya in a loveless marriage, Asma who wants something very different and Khawla who rejects proposals as she is committed to a man who has migrated to Canada. Their stories pr... Read More »