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- DescriptionKhaled, a former revolutionary in the Algerian war of liberation has been in self-exile in Paris for two decades, disgusted by the corruption that w riddles the country he once fought for. Now a celebrated painter, Khaled is consumed with passion for Hayat, the daughter of his old revolutionary commander, who unexpectedly reenters Khaled's life. Hayat had been just a child when he last saw her, but she has w become a seductive young velist. The first vel in an award-winning, bestselling trilogy that spans Algeria's tumultuous recent history,The Bridges of Constantine is a lyrical and heartrending love story.
- Author BiographyAlgerian novelist and poet Ahlem Mosteghanemi is the bestselling female author in the Arab world. In December 2016 she was designated UNESCO Artist for Peace. She has more than 10 million followers on Facebook, 435 thousand followers on Twitter and was ranked in the top ten most influential women in the Middle East by Forbes in 2006. The Arabic original of this title (Dhakirat al-Jasad) was awarded the 1998 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature (founded in honour of the Nobel laureate). It is the first in a trilogy of bestselling novels and has since been translated into several languages and been adapted into a television series. Ahlem lives in Beirut. @AhlamMostghanmi Raphael Cohen studied Arabic at Oxford University and the University of Chicago, and now lives and works in Cairo.
- Author(s)Ahlem Mosteghanemi
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication04/12/2014
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Weight259 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Translated byRaphael Cohen
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