In a Fertile Desert: Modern Writing from the United Arab by Denys Johnson-Davies,Abdul Hamid Ahmed,Roda Al-Baluchi,Hareb

By Denys Johnson-Davies,Abdul Hamid Ahmed,Roda Al-Baluchi,Hareb Al-Dhaheri,Nasser Al-Dhaheri,Maryam Jumaa Faraj,Jumaa Al-Fairuz,Nasser Jubran,Saleh Karama,Lamees Faris Al-Marzuqi

the following, for the 1st time, is a quantity of brief tales from this commercially and culturally very important and colourful heart of the Arab international. existence prior to oil during this quarter was once harsh, and plenty of of the tales during this collection—by either women and men from all corners of the country—tell of these occasions and the just about unimaginable alterations that experience occur within the house of 2 generations. a few inform of the struggles confronted within the early days, whereas others deliver the quick previous and the current jointly, revealing that the earlier, with all its problems and hazards, still possesses a definite nostalgia.

Contributors: Abdul Hamid Ahmed, Roda al-Baluchi, Hareb al-Dhaheri, Nasser Al-Dhaheri, Maryam Jumaa Faraj, Jumaa al-Fairuz, Nasser Jubran, Saleh Karama, Lamees Faris al-Marzuqi, Mohamed al-Mazroui, Ebtisam Abdullah Al-Mu’alla, Ibrahim Mubarak, Mohamed al-Murr, Sheikha al-Nakhy, Mariam Al Saedi, Omniyat Salem, Salma Matar Seif, Ali Abdul Aziz al-Sharhan, Muhsin Soleiman, ‘A’ishaa al-Za‘aby.

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