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Iraq + 100 : stories from a century after the invasion / edited by Hassan Blasim ; with additional editorial support from Noor Hemani & Ra Page.

  • Great Britain : Comma Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
x, 182 pages ; 20 cm
Summary note:
Iraq + 100 poses a question to contemporary Iraqi writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2103 exactly 100 years after the disastrous American and British-led invasion of Iraq? How might that war reach across a century of repair and rebirth, and affect the state of the country its politics, its religion, its language, its culture and how might Iraq have finally escaped its chaos, and found its own peace, a hundred years down the line? As well as being an exercise in escaping the politics of the present, this anthology is also an opportunity for a hotbed of contemporary Arabic writers to offer its own spin on science fiction and fantasy.
Foreword / Hassan Blasim -- Kahramana / Anoud -- The gardens of Babylon / Hassan Blassim ; translated by Jonathan Wright -- The corporal / Ali Bader ; translated by Elisabeth Jacquette -- The worker / Diaa Jubaili ; translated by Andrew Leber -- The day by day mosque / Mortada Gzar ; translated by Katherine Halls -- Baghdad syndrome / Zhraa Alhaboby ; translated by Emre Bennett -- Operation Daniel / Khalid Kaki ; translated by Adam Talib -- Kuszib / Hassan Abdulrazzak -- The here and now prison / Jalal Hassan ; translated by Max Weiss -- Najufa / Ibraham al-Marashi -- Afterword / Ra Page.
Other title(s):
  • Iraq plus one hundred
  • Iraq plus hundred
  • 9781905583669 (paperback)
  • 1905583664 (paperback)
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