Ahmed Saadawi


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Baghdad, Iraq
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Ahmed Saadawi is an Iraqi novelist, poet, screenwriter and documentary film maker. He won the 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction for Frankenstein in Baghdad. He lives and works in Baghdad.

Average rating: 3.51 · 6,861 ratings · 1,396 reviews · 2 distinct works
Frankenstein in Baghdad

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3.51 avg rating — 6,845 ratings — published 2013 — 20 editions
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“Because I'm made up of body parts of people from diverse backgrounds - ethnicities, tribes, races and social classes - I represent the impossible mix that never was achieved in the past. I'm the first true Iraqi citizen, he (the Whatsitsname) thinks.”
Ahmed Saadawi, Frankenstein in Baghdad

“Each of us has a measure of criminality.”
Ahmed Saadawi, Frankenstein in Baghdad

“المواطن الأنموذجي الذي فشلت الدولة العراقية في إنتاجه منذ أيام فيصل الأول و حتى الإحتلال الأمريكي”
Ahmed Saadawi, Frankenstein in Baghdad

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