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stone of laughter

by HudГЎ BarakДЃt

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Published by Garnet in Reading, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Hoda Barakat ; translated by Sophie Bennett.
SeriesArab women writers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7816.A672 H3513 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21340629M
ISBN 101859640184

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The Stone of Laughter (Arabic: حجر الضحك) is a Lebanese novel, written in by author Hoda Barakat set during the Lebanese Civil book was translated into English by Sophie Bennett. It is a winner of the Al-Naqid prize and the first book by an Arab author to have a main character who is homosexualAuthor: Hoda Barakat.

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The Stone of Laughter is told from the perspective of an undescribed omniscient narrator who observes Khalil, the novel’s protagonist, and the people with whom he interacts. Khalil initially remains aloof from the war, refusing to take up arms and instead busying himself cooking, cleaning, and other stereotypically feminine activities/5(2).

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This book, as with others by Barakat uses the isolated figure as the vantage point from which to explore conflict: in a quote from a paper by Ghenwa Hayek is a PhD candidate at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. “In The Stone of Laughter, the narrator is a gay man, in his apartment building as the city collapsed around him.Building Family Ties with Faith, Love & Laughter Dave Stone "Our day to day attitudes with our families grow out of an internal relationship with Jesus, not the external circumstances of life.

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