Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter

September 15, 2012|
Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter by Sonia Saikaley
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Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter takes the reader from Lebanon's olive groves to Montreal's frigid winters and underground malls. These closely connected poems present a narrative threaded with the rich traditions of the Middle East, from its dazzling varied food to its bustling Arabian marketplaces and passionate politics.
A lover longs to be reunited with his beloved. A woman mourns the loss of her father and must find her place in a male-dominated culture, while another must relinquish her unborn child. Honest, accessible, and humane, Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter is a strikingly moving and powerful sequence of poems exploring themes of alienation, intergenerational disconnection, love, and loss.
Sonia Saikaley was born and raised in Ottawa, Canada. She grew up in a traditional Lebanese household and much of her writing is influenced by her rich Middle Eastern heritage. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Still Point Arts Quarterly, Things Japanese: A Collection of Short Stories, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, and the anth...
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Title:Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:104 pages, 8.45 X 5.67 X 0.26 in
Shipping dimensions:104 pages, 8.45 X 5.67 X 0.26 in
Published:September 15, 2012
Publisher:Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781894770972

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