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Qais Ghanem

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President, 2014 Canadian Authors Association - NCR.
QG was born in Aden, at the time a British colony, now part of Yemen. He has lived in Britain, USA, Qatar, The United Arab Emirates, and moved to Canada 47 years ago.
Edinburgh University graduate in medicine. Trained in public health, later specialized in neurology. Elected president, Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists x3 y.
Retired 7 years ago, and took up writing. First novel is FINAL FLIGHT FROM SANAA, now available in e-book and in Arabic. Then TWO BOYS FROM ADEN COLLEGE, the name of the high school he attended, in paper and e-book. Latest novel is FORBIDDEN LOVE IN THE LAND OF SHEBA, and ancient name of the region of Yemen and the horn of Africa. He published his collectio
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FORBIDDEN LOVE IN THE LAND OF SHEBA

This novel, my third, received a terrific review from "Rose Girl", a Yemeni woman who would clearly know a lot about what the novel describes, especially about how women are treated in Yemen, the "Land of Sheba".
You will find it on the Face Book Page: NOVELS ABOUT YEMEN.
I think it would be cool if I could persuade Rise Girl to post it here on Good Reads too. I'll try to do that.
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Around the World ...: Yemen 23 562 Sep 12, 2018 10:57AM  
“I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.”
Charles Bukowski, Love Is a Dog from Hell

“ثمة نوعان من الشقاء: الأول ألا تحصل على ماتتمناه , و الثانى أن يأتيك و قد تأخر الوقت و تغيرت أنت و تغيرت الأمنيات بعد أن تكون قد شقيت بسببها بضع سنوات”
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