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The House of Mathilde takes place in an apartment building in Beirut where Muslim and Christian tenants coexist as society disintegrates around them. The rhythm of the novel is marked by domestic events births, marriages, departures, and deaths but its larger theme is human survival amidst the complexities of war. When violence does intrude, it is all the more shocking in ...more
Paperback, 181 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by New York Review of Books (first published 1999)
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Hassan Daoud is a Lebanese writer and journalist. Born in the village of Noumairieh, his family moved to Beirut when he was a child. His university studies focused on Arabic literature. His journalistic career happened with the break of the Lebanese civil war.

Currently he works as an editor for Nawafez (the cultural supplement of the Beiruti newspaper Al-Mustaqbal).

So far, he has published eight
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