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Celestial bodies

Jokha Alharthi (author), Marilyn Booth (translator)
Title
Celestial bodies
Author
Jokha Alharthi
Translator
Marilyn Booth
Language
English
Original language
Arabic
Original title
Sayyidat al qamar
Publisher
Inverness: Sandstone Press, 2019
243 p.
ISBN
9781912240166 (paperback)

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About Jokha Alharthi

Jokha Alharthi (Arabic: جوخة الحارثي‎, born July 1978) also spelt al-Harthi, is an Omani writer and academic. She was educated in Oman and in the United Kingdom. She obtained her PhD in classical Arabic literature from Edinburgh University. She is currently an associate professor in the Arabic department at Sultan Qaboos University.

Alharthi has published three collections of short stories, three children's books, and three novels (Manamat, Sayyidat el-Qamar and Narinjah). She has also authored academic works. Her work has been translated into English, Serbian, Korean, Italian, and German and published in Banipal magazine. She was also one of eight participants in the 2011 IPAF Nadwa (writers' workshop). Alharthi won the Sultan Qaboos Award for Culture, Arts and Literature, for her novel Narinjah (Bitter Orange) in 2016. Narinjah will be published in E…Read more on Wikipedia