Rights offering detail :
Black Foam
Oct. 7, 2020
Author:
Haji jabir
Category:
Fiction: General/Other
Description:
Black Foam follows a group of Ethiopian Jews, the “Falash Mura”, who driven by poverty and desperation, emigrate to Israel in search of a better life. Amongst the group is “Dawit”. Although not a Jew, he invents a new identity, changing his name and history, so that he can travel to Israel alongside the Falash Jews. However, on arrival, he faces the trials and suffering experienced by dark-skinned immigrants in the country.
Rights available:
World, English World Rights sold
Rights sold:
Arabic, Hebrew, English World
Other Information:
Black Foam is Jabir's 4th novel. He won the Katara Prize for Arabic Novel,and previously reached the long list of the International Prize for Arabic Nove.
Contact:
Bieke van Aggelen
African Literary Agency
bieke@africanliteraryagency.com
Offering #:
16540
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