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Ahmed Saadawi Wins 2014 International Prize For Arabic Fiction

Posted at 7:09AM Wednesday 30 Apr 2014

Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi is the winner of the seventh International Prize for Arabic Fiction.

Saadawi was named by this year's Chair of Judges, Saad A. Albazei, at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. In addition to winning $50,000, Ahmed Saadawi is guaranteed an English translation of his novel, as well as increased book sales and international recognition.

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