I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic
ArabLit, 4th January 2013
“It is possible to whistle through these stories, enjoying their dry wit, breakneck pace and wildly careening references as they veer from 1001 Nights to Real Madrid v Barcelona. Or one can work through them slowly, watching the brilliantly inconspicuous inward-foldings of historical, literary, political and personal patterns as they interweave. Whichever way one chooses, they should most certainly be read, not once but over and over.”
The full review is here.