Celestial Bodies Summary
Jokha Alharthi

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Celestial Bodies Overview

Celestial Bodies is a novel by Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi that was awarded the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. The story is set in Oman and proceeds in a nonlinear fashion, focusing on multiple generations over a course of multiple decades. The novel explores themes of social norms, social progress, patriarchy, personal strife, and intergenerational conflict.

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