Women of Sand and Myrrh

Women of Sand and Myrrh

By Hanan Al-Shaykh; Hanan Shaykh; Hanoan Shaykh

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385423588, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 1992

A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worldsleading woman novelist, about four women copingwith the insular, oppressive society of an unnameddesert state.

About the Author
Hanan al-Shaykhis widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on Arab womanhood. Her works include Women of Sand and Myrrh, The Story of Zahra, Beirut Blues and The Locust and the Bird. Tim Supple is one of the world's leading theatre directors and creators. His widely-acclaimed works include Twelfth Night (Channel 4 film), Tales from Ovid, A Servant to Two Masters(both RSC) anda multi-lingual A Midsummer Night's Dream (Dash Arts/world tour).

Praise For Women of Sand and Myrrh

"A gifted and  courageous writer."--Middle Eastern  International