Naphtalene

by Alia Mamdouh
Naphtalene


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  • ISBN-13: 9781558614932
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Seen through the eyes of a strong-willed and perceptive young girl, Naphtalene' beautifully captures the atmosphere of Baghdad in the 1940s and 1950s. Through her rich and lyrical descriptions, Alia Mamdouh vividly recreates a city of public steam baths, roadside, butchers and childhood games played in the same streets where political demonstrations against British colonialism are beginning to take place.'
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Seen through the eyes of a strong-willed and perceptive young girl, Naphtalene' beautifully captures the atmosphere of Baghdad in the 1940s and 1950s. Through her rich and lyrical descriptions, Alia Mamdouh vividly recreates a city of public steam baths, roadside, butchers and childhood games played in the same streets where political demonstrations against British colonialism are beginning to take place.'