Suslov’s Daughter

Publishing House: Darf Publishers

Publication Year: 2017

Genre: Novel

Number of Pages: 198

The novel “Ibnat Souslov” (Daughter of Souslov) by Yemeni writer Habib Abdulrab Sarori is a work that explores the political and social transformations in Yemen and Aden. Starting from the 1960s, through independence and unification, up to the Arab Spring, the story focuses on the protagonist “Imran,” who falls in love with the daughter of a Marxist leader only to find her years later as a Salafist preacher. The novel reveals the cultural and intellectual contradictions in Yemen and sheds light on the rapid changes that the country has undergone and their impact on individual and societal identity. The narrative tackles controversial issues like political Islam and secularism within a specific Yemeni context.

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