The Narrative and Socio-political Treatise in The People Smuggler

Salim Al Tuwaiya In this essay I will try to analyse the book, The People Smuggler discussing it in terms of being a narrative of an ordinary person and the circumstances of his life that led him to fight difficulties and take epic risks. On the other hand, I will shed light on the book … Continue reading The Narrative and Socio-political Treatise in The People Smuggler

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J.M. Coetzee’s Life and its Influence on his Writing

Salim Al Tuwaiya If the literary works of a writer are a portrait of his life, the works of the novelist J.M. Coetzee capture a living mirror image. From this life he derives the essence of his ideas and questions related to the universe, existence and humans. The purpose of this paper is not so … Continue reading J.M. Coetzee’s Life and its Influence on his Writing

Brisbane: The City of Nature, Monuments and Walking

Salim Al Tuwaiya For someone like me, who comes from a country with a high temperature most of the year, it seems like there are only two seasons in Brisbane: scorching summer and dry, moderate winter. It is not Copenhagen with its snowy gloomy mood, nor London with its extremely cold weather. Perhaps not even … Continue reading Brisbane: The City of Nature, Monuments and Walking

Writers Groups

Salim Al Tuwaiya   Are groups, federations, associations or links good for writers? There are a lot of writers belonging to groups and others not; is there any difference between the two in terms of production, publishing and creating new ideas? No doubt that the answer depends on the writer himself/herself. What is suitable for … Continue reading Writers Groups