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Habib Selmi

Name  Habib Selmi

Role  Novelist
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Habib Selmi (Tunisian Arabic: حبيب السالمي) (born 1951) is a Tunisian novelist and short story writer. He was born in Al-Ala near the historic city of Kairouan. To date, he has published eight novels and two short story collections. His books include:

  • Jabal al-'Anz (Goat Mountain), 1988
  • Surat Badawi Mayyit (Portrait of a Dead Bedouin), 1990
  • Matahat al-Raml (Sand Labyrinth), 1994
  • Hufar Dafi'a (Warm Pits), 1999
  • Ushaq Bayya (Bayya's Lovers), 2002
  • Asrar Abdallah (Abdallah’s Secrets), 2006
  • Rawaïh Marie-Claire (The Scents of Marie-Claire), 2008
  • Selmi's novel The Scents of Marie-Claire was shortlisted for the Arabic Booker Prize. His work has been translated into a number of languages, including English and French, and has featured in multiple issues of Banipal magazine.

    Selmi has lived in Paris since 1985 where he teaches Arabic literature.


    Habib Selmi Wikipedia

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