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26 June 2024
6.30 to 8.00pm BST (UK time)
Zoom Bookclub Meeting 26 June 2024

The book under discussion is

BEFORE THE QUEEEN FALLS ASLEEP

by Palestinian author Huzama Habayeb

translated from the Arabic by Kay Heikkinen



Both the paperback and ebook are widely available, and the novel has been widely reviewed.

Kay Heikkinen won the 2020 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for her translation of the novel Velvet, also by Huzama Habayeb.



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