Tussen een jongeman in de Libische woestijn en zijn kameel ontstaat een bijzondere band.
Title
Goudstof
Author
Ibrahim Al-Koni
Author of introduction
Gerbrand Bakker
Translator
Jan Jaap De Ruiter
Language
Dutch
Original language
Arabic
Original title
Al-Tibr
Distributor
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 2012
8 banden
Original publisher
Athenaeum-Polak en Van Gennep
Note
Gemaakt in Nederland

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About Ibrahim Al-Koni

Ibrāhīm Kūnī (sometimes translated as Ibrāhīm al-Kōnī) (Arabic: ابراهيم الكوني) is a Libyan writer and one of the most prolific Arab novelists.

Early years

Born in 1948 in the Fezzan Region, Ghadamis City, Ibrahim Kuni was brought up on the tradition of the Tuareg, popularly known as "the veiled men" or "the blue men." Mythological elements, spiritual quest and existential questions mingle in the writings of Kuni who has been hailed as magical realist, Sufi fabulist and poetic novelist.

He spent his childhood in the desert and learned to read and write Arabic when he was twelve. Kuni studied comparative literature at the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow and then worked as a journalist in Moscow and Warsaw.

Works

By 2007, Kuni had published more than 80 books and received numerous awards. All written in Arabic, his books have been…Read more on Wikipedia

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