The book can be purchased . There are also several copies available in the library. You can read more about the book , and about event with Sinan Antoon on 24 February on Susannah Tarbush’s blogspot .
“Antoon is interested in teasing out the embodied tension of living and working in the country that occupied his homeland, and talks of the sense of estrangement when witnessing the horrors of a protracted conflict.
Talking about writing against a backdrop of ravaging violence, he says “oftentimes I am speechless, like many of us are, but we are in the business of words so we have to somehow try and represent the ef ects of all of this on human beings”.
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Banipal Book Club
Thursday 19 March 2015
6.30PM – 8.00PM
“The Corpse Washer”
by Sinan Antoon