Frankenstein in BaghdadBook - 2018
The author's name is written as Ahmed Saadawi on the cover, title page and spine.
Translated from the Arabic.
From Library Staff
ChristchurchLib Nov 19, 2018
This is a brilliant story of interlinking lives in a very stressful environment, the guilt of humanity, and finding love in a seemingly cruel world. Well written with heart and humour and a good translation. Bombs are going off all around Baghdad killing the innocent and the militant alike. A ju... Read More »
This creative re-imagining of Frankenstein is set in US-occupied Baghdad. Junk dealer Hadi collects body parts from bomb victims and stitches them together to create a new body, one which becomes inhabited by a lost spirit intent on committing a murderous revenge quest. A grisly, harrowing look a... Read More »
StaffPickles Sep 04, 2018
Dan' pick: Bombs are going off all around Baghdad killing the innocent and the militant alike. And a junk dealer named Hadi collects body parts of the recently dead and stitches together a new "creature", one who has been inhabited by a lost spirit and needs to enact revenge on those re... Read More »