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The Bleeding of the Stone
     

The Bleeding of the Stone

by Ibrahim al-Koni
 

ISBN-10: 1566564174

ISBN-13: 9781566564175

Pub. Date: 07/28/2013

Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated

The moufflon, a wild sheep prized for its meat, continues to survive in the remote mountain desert of southern Libya. Only Asouf, a lone bedouin who cherishes the desert and identifies with its creatures, knows exactly where it is to be found. Now he and the moufflon together come under threat from hunters who have already slaughtered the once numerous desert

Overview

The moufflon, a wild sheep prized for its meat, continues to survive in the remote mountain desert of southern Libya. Only Asouf, a lone bedouin who cherishes the desert and identifies with its creatures, knows exactly where it is to be found. Now he and the moufflon together come under threat from hunters who have already slaughtered the once numerous desert gazelles. The novel combines pertinent ecological issues with a moving portrayal of traditional desert life and of the power of the human spirit to resist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566564175
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Series:
Emerging Voices Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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