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Episode 3

Episode 3 of 5

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 16 March 2011

Five writers from North Africa and the Middle East consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world. As the political and cultural landscape shifts around them, these authors and thinkers use open letters to reflect on the consequences for the region and for its people.

The third letter is from the Lebanese novelist and playwright Hanan Al-Shaykh.

Producer: Emma Kingsley.


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