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Thursday 27 June, 18.45
ASIA HOUSE, 63 New Cavendish Street, W1G 7LP
£10, Concessions £8, Asia House Friends £6.
Tel: 020 7307 5454
Mohammed Hassan Alwan Jana Elhassan
The authors’ work explores the complications of family life and themes of migration, memory and destiny. In Elhassan’s Me, She and the Other Women, a woman left frustrated and lonely by her marriage constructs a new identity in her imagination. Hassan Alwan’s The Beaver plots a man’s memories of a fragmented and troubled family history as he embarks on a series of fishing trips in the USA, far from his Saudi Arabian homeland.
Elhassan and Hassan Alwan discuss their work and the contemporary literary scene in the Middle East and wider Arab world.
Part of Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture 22 June – 6 July 2013
Click on the links to read Mohammed and Jana's interviews with Asia House.