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A.E. Nasr

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A.E. Nasr is a Lebanese-born novelist and magazine editor based in Dubai. Her debut novel, MIRO, a work of literary fiction, is inspired by the classics as well as the author’s first-hand experiences in a country under siege.

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Remembering the heroes

It’s been a hard week in my part of the world, and also a time to appreciate the plights of the downtrodden, the occupied and the sacrifices of unsung heroes.CAPTAIN. MARKUS. AIDAN. ALEX. MIRO. Meet the five resistance fighters who change the fate of their nation in MIRO. Read more of this blog post »
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“Only two guards remained—a pair the professor had christened Misery and Despair because of the way their faces ‘drooped with the weight of their ignorance’.”
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