The Hostage by Zayd Mutee' Dammaj
Part of Interlink’s Emerging Voices in International Fiction series, author Zayd Mutee’ Dammaj weaves an engaging tale of a young boy taken from his family by the Yemeni Imamate as a means to secure the family’s political allegiance. Dammaj follows the boys development to adulthood as a servant in the Royal Palace. This books is a great way to learn about Yemen in a readable, charming manner.
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