Ahmed Saadawi

Baghdad, Iraq


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: 3.55 · 11,662 ratings · 2,048 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Frankenstein in Baghdad

3.55 avg rating — 11,610 ratings — published 2013 — 45 editions
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Frankenstein à Bagdad

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Baghdad Noir

3.73 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2018 — 4 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

“Anyone who puts on a crown, even if only as an
experiment, will end up looking for a kingdom.”
Ahmed Saadawi, Frankenstein in Baghdad

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


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