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Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Fagih

Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Fagih is one of the world's most renowned authors, poets, critics and lecturers on the topic of Arabic literature. Fagih has produced a large body of work, including Valley of Ashes, Who's Afraid of Agatha Christie, and Libyan Stories (editor). He travels the world teaching and lecturing on Arabic literature, and was formerly the editor-in-chief of several journals, including London's Azure Magazine.

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