Hakawatis: Women of the Arabian Nights - Play Text
Hakawati /. Noun: Storyteller. From the Arabic terms 'hekaye' meaning story and 'haki' meaning to talk.
A tyrant revenges his wife's infidelity by wedding, bedding and beheading a new bride every day. Years later, only five brides-in-waiting remain.
These women are unapologetic, and united in their fight to keep themselves - and the whole of womenkind - alive. They've got other ideas for their future, and it starts with a story...
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Author: Hannah Khalil
Size: 128 mm x 198 mm
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