The Sand Fish by Maha Gargash

In a rare novel from the Arab world, we get a glimpse into family life in the United Arab Emirates. A young poor woman has a favourable arranged marriage into a wealthy family. The complexities of her life in a polygamous society, with three wives competing for one man’s affection, are resolved when she becomes pregnant, but there is the possibility it may not be her husband’s son.


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