Cultural delights to light up 2006

Ever wondered what it would be like to bed a Bedouin, convert to Islam, inhabit a 2000-year-old cave in Jordan and then, just when you thought your life was strange enough, meet an Irish author called Frank McCourt who persuades you to write about yo

31st December, 2005

Ever wondered what it would be like to bed a Bedouin, convert to Islam, inhabit a 2000-year-old cave in Jordan and then, just when you thought your life was strange enough, meet an Irish author called Frank McCourt who persuades you to write about your experiences?

In Married to a Bedouin (Virago), New Zealand-born Marguerite van Geldermalsen reveals how she became the wife of souvenir-seller Mohammad Abdallah Othman in 1978 and learned how to cook...

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