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Book Synopsis:
In Praise of Hatred

Khaled Khalifa

In Praise of Hatred (Amisa, Damascus, 2006)

Shortlist 2008

 

Khaled Khalifa narrates the experience of oppression under fundamentalist organisations in a Syrian society devoid of democracy.

Since being shortlisted for IPAF, In Praise of Hatred (Amisa, Damascus, 2006) has been translated into a number of different languages internationally. To find out more, visit the Translations section.

about the author

Khaled Khalifa was born in Aleppo, Syria, in 1964 and holds a BA in Law from Aleppo University.

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Previous Years

You can find a complete history of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction here. Information on all the winners, shortlisted and longlisted...

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Translations

    One of the main aims of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction is to encourage the translation of Arabic literature into...

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