WOLVES OF A CRESCENT MOON

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Yousef Al-Mohaimeed

In this suspenseful and elegantly constructed novel, Yousef Al-Mohaimeed reveals the surprising connections among three people—the Bedouin, the orphan, and the eunuch—to tell a provocative tale of modern Saudi society. Combining an arresting immediacy in its realist mode with an aching poetry in its allegorical mode, and confounding stereotypical images of life in Saudi Arabia, Wolves of the Crescent Moon is a luminous and haunting novel of pain remembered and hope restored.

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In this suspenseful and elegantly constructed novel, Yousef Al-Mohaimeed reveals the surprising connections among three people—the Bedouin, the orphan, and the eunuch—to tell a provocative tale of modern Saudi society. Combining an arresting immediacy in its realist mode with an aching poetry in its allegorical mode, and confounding stereotypical images of life in Saudi Arabia, Wolves of the Crescent Moon is a luminous and haunting novel of pain remembered and hope restored.

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