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Book Synopsis:
Female Voices

Maha Hassan

Female Voices is a metafictional novel told through two intertwining stories: the first is the inner monologue of an author writing a novel; the second is the story of the characters she is creating. As both narratives unfold, imagination and reality merge, showing how writing can both liberate and reveal. 

about the author

Maha Hassan is a Syrian/Kurdish novelist and short-story writer, born in 1966

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