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Hisham Matar - Author


Hisham Matar was born in New York in 1970 and spent his childhood in Tripoli and Cairo. He has lived in London since 1986 and is currently at work on his second novel.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Hisham Matar

The Return Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
The Return Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
Hisham Matar
Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2016. The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2016
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
In the Country of Men
Hisham Matar
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006. A first novel by Hisham Matar. Nine-year-old Suleimanâs father is away on business, but Suleiman is sure he sees him in the market square of Tripoli. Why doesnât he come over?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2006

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