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لونولي إرسمولي إكتبولي بيروت

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Language: 
Title in English: 
[Colour me draw me write me – Beirut]
Author: 
Michèle Standjofski
Illustrator: 
Michèle Standjofski
Illustrations: 
Colour
Place of publication: 
Beirut
Country: 
Publisher: 
Dar Onboz
Year of publication: 
2009
Pages: 
104 p.
Size: 
30 x 42 cm
ISBN: 
978-9953- 74-078- 2
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Michèle Standjofski shows us the nooks and crannies of “her” Beirut: stopping to look at an architectural detail, doubling back to people sitting on a café terrace, enthusing over an ancient door, standing in a public park, and gazing at house fronts. Here is Beirut, set between sea and mountain, full of contradictions: houses abandoned or sporting flowery balconies, destroyed by war or wedged between glass buildings. Michèle Standjofski’s love of comics can be seen in the layout of the pages, the black line drawings, and the speech bubbles scattered through the charming text, written in Lebanese Arabic.