Notepad
The notepad is empty.

In the Country of Men

Ranking18803inEnglische Lesetexte
PaperbackPaperback
256 pages
English
Available formats
BookPaperback
CHF20.80
PaperbackPaperback
CHF17.80
PaperbackPaperback
CHF17.80
E-bookEPUBDRM AdobeElectronic Book
CHF9.00
Other Non-BooksNon-Book
CHF64.00
Other Non-BooksNon-Book
CHF25.80
CHF17.80
Ready for dispatch within 1-2 working days

Product

Cover TextShortlisted for both the Man Booker Prize and the Guardian First Book Award, and published here as a Penguin Essential for the first time.
Nine-year-old Suleiman is just awakening to the wider world beyond the games on the hot pavement outside his home and beyond the loving embrace of his parents. He becomes the man of the house when his father goes away on business, but then he sees his father, standing in the market square in a pair of dark glasses. Suddenly the wider world becomes a frightening place where parents lie and questions go unanswered. Suleiman turns to his mother, who, under the cover of night, entrusts him with the secret story of her childhood.
SummaryNine-year-old Suleiman is just awakening to the wider world beyond the games on the hot pavement outside his home and beyond the loving embrace of his parents. He becomes the man of the house when his father goes away on business, but then he sees his father, standing in the market square in a pair of dark glasses.
Details
ISBN/GTIN978-0-241-97362-2
Product TypePaperback
BindingPaperback
Publishing year2015
Publishing date15/08/2015
Pages256 pages
LanguageEnglish
SizeWidth 111 mm, Height 180 mm, Thickness 20 mm
Weight142 g
Article no.21719961

Author

Matar, Hisham
Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo. He is the author of two novels, In the Country of Men and Anatomy of a Disappearance, and a work of non-fiction, The Return. In the Country of Men was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Guardian First Book Award and the National Critics Book Circle Award in the US and won six international literary awards. The Return won a Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, the Folio Prize and was shortlisted for many other awards including the Baillie Gifford Prize. Hisham Matar lives in London.