Ghada al-Samman

Syrian writer, journalist and novelist (born 1942) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ghadah Al-Samman (Arabic: غادة السمّان; born 1942) is a Syrian writer, journalist and novelist born in Damascus in 1942 to a prominent and conservative Damascene family.[1] Her father was Ahmed Al-Samman,[2] a president of the Syrian University. She is remotely related to poet Nizar Qabbani. She was deeply influenced by him since her mother died at a very young age.

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Ghadah Al-Samman
Native name
غادة السمّان
Born1942 (age 7980)
Damascus, Syria.
OccupationNovelist, journalist
LanguageArabic, English, French
Notable worksNo Sea in Beirut
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