A hidden literary gem

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About Beauty Is A Wound,
Written by Sherif Abdel Samad, and was originally published in Qantara,
Jun 13, 2016

Indonesia′s literary shooting star, Eka Kurniawan, recently longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, is already being hailed as Pramoedya Ananta Toer′s successor. Although ″Beauty is a wound″ was published in 2002, Kurniawan has only recently gained international recognition with its English translation. Sherif Abdel Samad read the book.

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