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Marilyn Booth
Marilyn Booth is the Khalid bin Abdallah Al Saud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World, Oriental Institute and Magdalen College, Oxford University. Her most recent scholarly book is Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History in fin-de-siècle Egypt (Edinburgh, 2015). She has translated numerous novels, short story collections and memoirs from the Arabic, most recently The Penguin’s Song by Lebanese novelist Hassan Daoud (City Lights Books, 2015), and No Road to Paradise, also by Daoud (American University in Cairo Press, 2017), winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal.  

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Issue No. 17

Ada Kaleh

Alexander Christie-Miller

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Issue No. 17

When King Carol II of Romania set foot on the tiny Danubian island of Ada Kaleh on 4 May...

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July 2012

The Pits

FMJ Botham

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July 2012

Sometimes he would emerge from his bedroom around midday and the sun would be more or less bright, or...

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August 2013

The Ghosts of Place

Dylan Trigg

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August 2013

 ‘So I turned around for an instant to look at what my field of vision onto the sea had...

 

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