The Omani Way

An Arabic novel charts several generations of a family’s fortunes.

BEEJAY SILCOX is an Australian writer and critic based in Cairo. By BEEJAY SILCOX

ABDALLAH IBN SULAYMAN is lucky. Born into “easy times, times of plenty,” he’s the son of a prosperous Omani merchant and married to a woman he adores. Yet he experiences his good fortune anxiously. The source of his father’s wealth haunts him; more...

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