Mohammed Hasan Alwan

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Mohammed Hasan Alwan is a Saudi novelist with a PhD from Carleton University. He is the author of four previous novels, including Al-Qundus (The Beavers), which was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2013 and won the Arab World Institute’s Prix de la Littérature Arabe.
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Ibn Arabi's Small Death

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ISBN 9781477324301 Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin

Translated from the Arabic. Ibn Arabi's Small Death is a sweeping and inventive work of historical fiction that chronicles the life of the great Sufi master and philosopher Ibn Arabi. Known in the West as "Rumi's teacher," he was a poet and mystic who proclaimed that love was his religion. More about this book >

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Mohammed Hasan Alwan

Mohammed Hasan Alwan is a Saudi novelist with a PhD from Carleton University. He is the author of four previous novels, including Al-Qundus (The Beavers), which was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2013 and won the Arab World Institute’s Prix de la Littérature Arabe.

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