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The Patience Stone
The Patience Stone
Author: Atiq Rahimi
Winner of France's prestigious Goncourt Prize for 2008, and set in modern-day Aghanistan, this explosive, controversial and moving short novel, with a shocking twist, takes a compelling literary look behind the veil, daring to confront taboos of female oppression and sexuality. A young woman sits at her husband's bedside, twisting her worry bead...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780701184162
ISBN-10: 0701184167
Publication Date: 4/12/2010
Pages: 160

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Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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