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Exiled Iraqi Is First Arab Winner Of UK's Top Prize For Foreign Fiction

Posted at 7:30AM Friday 23 May 2014

Exiled Iraqi author Hassan Blasim's portrayal of his country as a "surrealist inferno" in his short story collection The Iraqi Christ has won the author the Independent foreign fiction prize.

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The Iraqi Christ Wins The 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

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