Mariam’s Law

Mariam's Law by Gladys MatarMariam’s Law is a story of one country and a multitude of directions and inclinations; a story of big old love tinted, yet sanctified by history; a story documenting, with chronological precision, the most prominent historical events in Greater Syria coincided with these of the present moment. The novel starts just days before the assassination of Rafic Hariri, the late prime minister of Lebanon on February 15, 2005 and ends within less than two months as the Syrian army withdrew from Lebanon.Published in 2012 by Dar Ward, one of Damascus’s most celebrated publishing houses. 150 pages.