Launch of “Abu Jurgen, the German Ambassador and I” and “The invention of German”

Launch of “Abu Jurgen, the German Ambassador and I” and “The invention of German”

January 26, 2017
Both books are published by 10/11 Collective, Beirut + Berlin 2016
License: All rights reserved.
Language of Publication: English and Arabic

The Heinrich Boell Foundation and the 10/11 collective are happy to present to you two book publications by Syrian contemporary authors:

“Abu Jurgen, the German Ambassador and I”, a grotesque episodic novel - with magical powers* - by Assaf Alassaf, and “The invention of German”, a surreal and funny collection of short stories by Rasha Abbas

*As the online magazine alaraby.co.uk once stated, Abu Jurgen „was able to do what embassies and human traffickers failed at doing“.

The books are available 
- in Arabic in print and PDF format and in English in PDF format at the Heinrich Boell Foundation
- in German in print and e-book format at mikrotext

 

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