El Regreso

El Regreso

by Hisham Matar

Hardcover Publication Date: 31/05/2017

 
In March of 2012, over thirty years since having stepped on his homeland, Hisham Matar returns to Libya with his mother and wife to find his father. In 1990, Jaballa Matar, a prosperous businessman, leader of the dissident movement, had been kidnapped in Cairo and confined to a prison in Libya.
ISBN:
9788498387766
9788498387766
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
31-05-2017
Language:
English, Spanish
Publisher:
Salamandra
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
218x135x23mm
Weight:
0.36kg
Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo. He is the author of two novels, In the Country of Men and Anatomy of a Disappearance and a work of non-fiction, The Return. In the Country of Men was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Guardian First Book Award and the National Critics Book Circle Award in the US and won six international literary awards. The Return won a Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction and the Folio Prize and was shortlisted for several other awards around the world including the Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction. Hisham Matar lives in London.

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