English PEN: Authors Dominique Eddé and Elif Shafak with Maureen Freely President of English PEN

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Author Dominique Eddé will be in UK to promote her novel Kamal Jann (Seagull Books) which has won the prestigious English PEN Promotes award.  She will be in conversation with author Elif Shafak  and Maureen Freely, translator and President of English PEN at Waterstones PiccadillyLondon on Wednesday 15 October at 7pm

Kamal Jann: In a world rife with deceit, the fortunes of the divided Jann family echo the conflicts tearing apart the Middle East, Syria in particular. Set in Damascus, New York, Beirut, Tel Aviv and Paris, Dominique Eddé’s gripping novel contains elements of a Greek tragedy – fratricide, strong women, alliances and misalliances of all hues, damaged lives and impossible loves. This is a decaying world undermined by decades of abuse and corruption, against which the Arab peoples rose in the spring of 2011…

 

 

 

 

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