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  • Published 2011

“You arrive at a truth, not the truth”: An Interview with Fadia Faqir

@inproceedings{Moore2011YouAA,
  title={“You arrive at a truth, not the truth”: An Interview with Fadia Faqir},
  author={Lindsey R. Moore},
  year={2011}
}
Fadia Faqir, alongside Leila Aboulela, Ahdaf Soueif and Robin Yassin-Kassab, is producing an emergent contemporary British Arab fictional canon. Born in Amman, Jordan, in 1956, Faqir worked as a journalist before coming to the UK to complete an MA and PhD. Her first novel, Nisanit (1988), focuses on the first Palestinian intifada. Pillars of Salt (1996), a novel that uses a hostile interloper to frame the stories of two women disenfranchized on the cusp of Jordanian independence, established… CONTINUE READING