Fawwaz Haddad (Arabic: فواز حدّاد) (born 1947) is a Syrian novelist. He was born in Damascus and studied law at Damascus University. He held several jobs before taking up writing full-time. Haddad published his first novel Mosaic, Damascus '39 in 1991. Since then he has written several more, including A Fleeting Scene, The Unfaithful Translator, A Solo Performance on Piano and God's Soldiers. The Unfaithful Translator was nominated for the 2009 Arabic Booker Prize while God's Soldiers was selected for the longlist of the 2011 prize, although it failed to make it on to the eventual shortlist.

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  • Fawwaz Haddad (DMG Fawāz Ḥaddād, * 1950, laut anderen Quellen 1947, in Damaskus, Syrien) ist ein syrischer Jurist und Autor. (de)
  • Fawwaz Haddad (Arabic: فواز حدّاد) (born 1947) is a Syrian novelist. He was born in Damascus and studied law at Damascus University. He held several jobs before taking up writing full-time. Haddad published his first novel Mosaic, Damascus '39 in 1991. Since then he has written several more, including A Fleeting Scene, The Unfaithful Translator, A Solo Performance on Piano and God's Soldiers. The Unfaithful Translator was nominated for the 2009 Arabic Booker Prize while God's Soldiers was selected for the longlist of the 2011 prize, although it failed to make it on to the eventual shortlist. Excerpts of Haddad's work have been translated in English and published in Banipal magazine. The Princeton scholar and translator Max Weiss is currently translating Haddad's 2009 novel A Solo Performance on Piano. (en)
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  • 1947-1-1
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  • فواز حدّاد (en)
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  • God's Soldiers
  • The Unfaithful Translator
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  • Fawwaz Haddad (DMG Fawāz Ḥaddād, * 1950, laut anderen Quellen 1947, in Damaskus, Syrien) ist ein syrischer Jurist und Autor. (de)
  • Fawwaz Haddad (Arabic: فواز حدّاد) (born 1947) is a Syrian novelist. He was born in Damascus and studied law at Damascus University. He held several jobs before taking up writing full-time. Haddad published his first novel Mosaic, Damascus '39 in 1991. Since then he has written several more, including A Fleeting Scene, The Unfaithful Translator, A Solo Performance on Piano and God's Soldiers. The Unfaithful Translator was nominated for the 2009 Arabic Booker Prize while God's Soldiers was selected for the longlist of the 2011 prize, although it failed to make it on to the eventual shortlist. (en)
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  • Fawwaz Haddad (de)
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