Time of White Horses (Hoopoe Fiction) (Paperback)

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By Ibrahim Nasrallah, Nancy Roberts (Translator)
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Spanning the collapse of Ottoman rule and the British Mandate in Palestine, this is the story of three generations of a defiant family from the Palestinian village of Hadiya before 1948. Through the lives of Mahmud, elder of Hadiya, his son Khaled, and Khaled's grandson Naji, we enter the life of a tribe whose fate is decided by one colonizer after another. Khaled's remarkable white mare, Hamama, and her descendants feel and share the family's struggles and as a siege grips Hadiya, it falls to Khaled to save his people from a descending tyranny.

About the Author

Ibrahim Nasrallah is considered one of the most influential voices of his generation. Raised in a refugee camp to Palestinian parents, he became a journalist before turning to creative writing. His work includes fourteen novels. He lives in Amman, Jordan. An award-winning translator of Naguib Mahfouz, Ghada Samman, and Mohamed El-Bisatie, Nancy Roberts lives in Amman, Jordan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789774167577
ISBN-10: 9774167570
Publisher: Hoopoe
Publication Date: March 1st, 2016
Pages: 664
Language: English
Series: Hoopoe Fiction