I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic
ArabLit, 20th August 2012
This is a startlingly real portrait of the world from a young child’s perspective, laden with colours, textures, sensations and occasional bemusement, and it is a challenge to the adult reader who has to cope with this half-knowledge, re-learn to read the world through new (old, part-forgotten) codes. The descriptions themselves are precise, rendered in beautifully clean language. They’re just not necessarily precise about the details that grown-ups would expect them to focus on.
The full article is here.