The Resource Life on hold, Fahd al-Atiq ; translated by Jonathan Wright

Life on hold, Fahd al-Atiq ; translated by Jonathan Wright

Label
Life on hold
Title
Life on hold
Statement of responsibility
Fahd al-Atiq ; translated by Jonathan Wright
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Riyadh is a city of masks, a city "like a pressure cooker that's about to explode," a city that sleeps on a pile of words that no one dares utter. Saudi society has split into two camps, one adopting the slogan that God is strict in punishment, the other that God is merciful and forgiving. In the background the media trumpets that everything is perfect. Saudi writer Fahd al-Atiq explores this world through the character of Khaled, whose dysfunctional life, humdrum but rich in memories and introspection, bridges the gap between the old impoverished world of Najd and the consumerism of the years
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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al-Atiq, Fahd
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Arabic
LC call number
PJ814.A8
LC item number
K3 2012eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
JSTOR
Series statement
Modern Arabic Literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Saudi Arabia
  • FICTION
  • Manners and customs
  • Saudi Arabia
Label
Life on hold, Fahd al-Atiq ; translated by Jonathan Wright
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (113 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617974670
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt15m1rz5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)872635399
  • (OCoLC)ocn872635399
Label
Life on hold, Fahd al-Atiq ; translated by Jonathan Wright
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (113 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617974670
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt15m1rz5
System control number
  • (OCoLC)872635399
  • (OCoLC)ocn872635399

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