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حسن بلاسم

Legal name: حسن بلاسم

Transliterated name: Blasim, Hassan

Birth place: Baghdad, Iraq

Birth date: 1973

Language: Arabic

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Bibliographic comments: See also under Asia-specific anthologies.

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The Madman of Freedom Square

2009

Library edition: 2009, 2nd printing

Comma Press

ISBN 978-1-905583-25-6

Trade paperback, v+90 pages

£9.99

Notes:

  •  Translated by Jonathan Wright.

  •  Contains both genre and non-genre fiction.

Fiction: The Reality and the Record  //  An Army Newspaper  //  The Composer  //  The Virgin and the Soldier  //  The

Madman of Freedom Square  //  The Corpse Exhibition  //  The Market of Stories  //  Ali's Bag  //  The Truck to Berlin  //  

The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes  //  The Inauspicious Smile

The Iraqi Christ

2013

Library edition: 2013, 1st edition

Comma Press

ISBN 978-1-905583-52-2

Trade paperback, 140 pages

£9.99

Notes:

  •  Translated by Jonathan Wright.

  •  Contains both genre and non-genre fiction.

  •  Winner of the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.

Fiction: The Song of the Goats  //  The Hole  //  The Fifth Floor Window  //  The Iraqi Christ  //  The Green Zone Rabbit  

//  A Wolf  //  Crosswords  //  Dear Beto  //  The Killers and the Compass  //  Why Don't You Write a Novel, Instead of

Talking About All These Characters  //  Sarsara's Tree  //  The Dung Beetle  //  A Thousand and One Knives

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