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The Stone of Laughter

(1998)
A novel by

 
This novel is full of cynical observations about life in war-torn Beirut. It tells the story of Khalil, a gay man who avoids ideological or military affiliations. It shook Arab readers' preconceptions about women's writing, questioning the need for political affiliation for Arab authors.

 
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Hardback Editions

July 1995 : USA Hardback
Title: The Stone of Laughter (Emerging Voices (Hardcover))
Author(s): Huda Barakat
ISBN: 1-56656-197-3 / 978-1-56656-197-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group
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Paperback Editions

March 1998 : USA Paperback
Title: The Stone of Laughter (Interlink World Fiction)
Author(s): Hoda Barakat
ISBN: 1-56656-190-6 / 978-1-56656-190-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Interlink Pub Group
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March 1995 : UK Paperback
Title: The Stone of Laughter (Arab Women Writers)
Author(s): Hoda Barakat
ISBN: 1-85964-018-4 / 978-1-85964-018-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd
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