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Life on the edge
Iraqi author Samuel Shimon in conversation
Saturday 9th July at the Bluecoat
Marking this year’s new English translation of his best-selling novel An Iraqi in Paris, Samuel Shimon will discuss his fascinating life and work with LAAF Guest Curator Eckhard Thiemann.
An Iraqi in Paris was published in Arabic in 2005 to great acclaim.
“An Arabic answer to Miller’s Tropic of Cancer occasionally shocking, always witty and humane . . ." (The Independent).
"Full of humour, irony, noblesse and sadness." (Alaa Al-Aswany, author of The Yacoubian Building).