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Other Lives

Other Lives

Iman Humaydan (Author)

Fiction

Edition published in 2014 in English language
A new novel from award-winning Lebanese writer Iman Humaydan."Did I live many lives or only one life enough for many women?" asks Miriyam in Other Lives. This third novel by Lebanese writer, Iman Humaydan, starkly and poignantly demonstrates how war, violence and dislocation have an impact not only on the lives of people who live through them but what life itself means, particularly for women. In Other Lives, Miriyam's travels take her from her Shouf mountain village to Beirut, Melbourne and Paradise, Australia to Nairobi, Mombasa and Cape Town. Unwilling to be tied down by geography, language or men, Miriyam forges a path through the world that is at once hers uniquely and also deeply informed by her life's experiences. Again and again, she...

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