Books by Out el Kouloub

ZANOUBA by Out el Kouloub
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

Zanouba ($39.95; paper $14.95; Jan. 15, 1997; 224 pp.; 0-8156-2718-1; paper 0-8156-0408-4): A portrayal of life in a late-19th-century harem, rich in descriptions of village customs, conflicts, and folklore, by a high-born Muslim author (18921968). Read full book review >
RAMZA by Out el Kouloub
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1994

"Unique by virtue of its subject and resourceful treatment, not the author's craft."
Out el Kouloub achieves a modest success by importing some of the feel of an 18th-century British novel into her rendering of harem life in traditional Egypt. Read full book review >