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Wolves of the Crescent Moon

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Banned in Saudi Arabia, this provocative, fast-paced debut novel confirms what The Washington Post reported about its award-winning author: 'Yousef Al-Mohaimeed is taking on some of the most divisive subjects in the Arab world . . . in a lush style that evokes Gabriel García Márquez.'

In a Riyadh bus station, a man comes across a file containing official reports about an abandoned baby. As he pieces together the shattered life documented within, a larger picture emerges of three outsiders - a Bedouin, an orphan, and a eunuch - linked by fate and trying to make lives for themselves in a predatory city.

Unfolding with the intensity of a fever dream over the course of one night, Wolves of the Crescent Moon is a novel of astonishing power and great moral consequence about a deeply traditional society confronting the modern world.

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December 2007 : UK Paperback

Title: Wolves of the Crescent Moon
Author(s): Yousef Al-Mohaimeed
ISBN: 0-14-311321-6 / 978-0-14-311321-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Penguin Press
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December 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Wolves of the Crescent Moon
Author(s): Yousef Al-mohaimeed
Publisher: Penguin Books
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