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April 27   -   ArtsJournal: music

Novel About Medieval Sufi Mystic Wins International Prize For Arabic Fiction

Mohammed Hasan Alwan's A Small Death retells the life of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi (1165-1240), considered by some the greatest of Sufis and by others (conservative Muslims) an apostate, and his journeys across the breadth of the Islamic world. The award includes $50,000 for the author and another $50,000 toward the costs of translation into English.

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