Frankenstein in Baghdad: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2018

Ahmed Saadawi

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Description

A satirical reimagining of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein set in war-torn Baghdad

About The Author

Ahmed Saadawi is an Iraqi novelist, poet, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker. In 2010 he was selected for Beirut39, as one of the thirty-nine best Arab authors under the age of forty, and in 2014 he became the first Iraqi to win the prestigious International Prize for Arabic Fiction. This prize was awarded to Frankenstein in Baghdad, which also won Le Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire in 2017. He lives in Baghdad. Jonathan Wright studied Arabic at Oxford University. He is the translator of Hassan Blasim’s The Corpse Exhibition, which won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2014. He lives in London.

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Dimensions 198 × 129 × 20 mm
ISBN-13

9781786073976

Publisher

Oneworld Publications

Date of Publication

06092018

By (author)

Ahmed Saadawi

Translated by

Jonathan Wright