was born in 1945 and graduated from Damascus University in 1967. He founded Al-Hiwar publishing house in 1970, the same year that he published his first novel, now one of 16, along with 24 books of literary criticism and other cultural themes. He has lectured in many different Arab countries, also in Madrid and Austin, Texas.

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Banipal 27 - Autumn/Winter 2006