Abdalrahman Munif’s journey from Economist to Novelist
September 30, 2018
I decided earlier this year to discover authors from parts of the Middle-East that I’m unfamiliar with. I was well-versed with Lebanese literature given my background but decided to broaden my literary horizons. Munif popped in my research, so I grabbed a copy of his most acclaimed novel “Cities of Salt” and got very quickly sucked into his world. His work struck me as very original, inspiring and relevant.
Sources & Future References
The Arabic Novel between Aesthetic Concerns and the Causes of Man: Commitment in Jabra Ibrahim Jabra and ‘Abd al-Rahman Munif bySonja Mejcher-Atassi