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Ikram Masmoudi. War and Occupation in Iraqi Fiction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-9655-0.
Reviewed by Levi Thompson (UCLA)
Published on H-Levant (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Ghenwa Hayek
Ikram Masmoudi Gives Voice to Iraqi War Narratives