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Interview with the Saudi-Arabian Writer Raja Alem

Elegy for a Lost Era

The Saudi-Arabian writer Raja Alem is regarded as one of the leading voices in Arabic literature. Her new novel, "The Necklace of the Dove", which shows the dark side of modern Mecca, was awarded the Arab Booker Prize. An interview by Irmgard BernerMore