House on Arnus Square, The

Translator: Samar Attus Publisher: Passeggiata Press Place of Publication: Syria Date of Publication: 1998 Language: Arabic ISBN: 1-57889-090-X Author: Attar, Samar

Returning to her childhood home after an absence of 20 years, Samar Attar relives her past while she confronts the daily kaleidoscope of changes that swirl around her. Her juxtaposed observations of past and present form a three-dimensional picture that is private and specific while reflecting the political and sociological changes that have gradually taken effect.