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Amin Maalouf

Amin Maalouf was a journalist in Lebanon until the civil war in 1975, when he left for Paris with his family. His work, including The Crusades Through Arab Eyes and the novel Samarkand, has been translated into more than forty languages. He has won the Prix Goncourt for his novel The Rock of Tanios, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature.


Amin Maalouf; Translated from the French by Catherine Temerson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Origins, by the world-renowned writer Amin Maalouf, is a sprawling, hemisphere-spanning intergenerational saga.

Set during the last quarter of the nineteenth...

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