Minutes from the Miracle City - Fairlight Moderns (Paperback)
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Minutes from the Miracle City - Fairlight Moderns (Paperback)

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Paperback 144 Pages
Published: 11/07/2019
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Hakim, a Pakistani taxi driver whizzing through the streets. Patrick, an Ugandan security guard with aspirations of becoming a writer. Farida, a Moroccan beautician hoping for a fresh start. Saeed, a respected Emirati journalist just back from London. 

Taking place across the last few days of Ramadan, Minutes from the Miracle City is a unique retelling of the virtuoso project that is Dubai.

Publisher: Fairlight Books
ISBN: 9781912054664
Number of pages: 144


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'A cast of vivid characters, whose interlocking fortunes and fascinatingly detailed lives create a compelling story' –Fiona Sampson, MBE FRSL, poet and writer'Sabbagh situates his prose and the reader in a space where we each rehearse our failures and perhaps, our small victories' –Peter Salmon, author of The Coffee Story'Sabbagh captures the restless, cosmopolitan spirit of Dubai through a perceptive, touching and often comic narrative in which the dreams and dramas of several disparate and engagingly drawn characters are intertwined. An original, upbeat and entertaining read' –Susannah Tarbush, journalist, reviewer and bloggerOmar Sabbagh is an extraordinary writer - intelligent, witty, sharp-eyed and compassionate' –Dr Jan Fortune, Cinnamon Press

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