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Frankenstein a Bagdad

Meyer, France

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Ahmed Saadawi modern-day Frankenstein novel set in Baghdad won the Arab world's top prize for fiction in 2014. Frankenstein in Baghdad captures the impossibility of justice in the aftermath of decades of war and violence in Iraq. Rather than focusing on witnessing as a way to document this troubled past/present, the magical realism of the narrative allows the author to explore the array of emotions of terror and vengeance that characterises the frayed fabric of life and justice in the country....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Translation
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186586

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