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A RETURN - THE SIEGE OF BEIRUT by Dr Faysal Mikdadi
Publication date: Unknown
Donated by: Dr Faysal Mikdadi
A copy of this book is available for loan.
A collection of passionate poems written during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. Maeve Binchy said that "nobody could help being moved by Mikdadi's work". Alan Watts described Mikdadi's work as "moving and deeply felt, not to be idly dismissed".
Biography of Dr Faysal Mikdadi:
Dr. Faysal Mikdadi is an OfSTED Lead Inspector. He has held senior management positions in secondary schools, in two LEAs and he has had experience of leading inspections of secondary and primary schools as well as taking part in inspections of secondary, primary and special schools. His particular areas of expertise are in secondary education, English, Arabic, French, law, drama, leadership, governance, management, cultural diversity, EAL as well as aspects of primary education. He is an assistant examiner for A Level, AS Level and GCSE English Literature. He is also a novelist, poet and bibliographist. Amongst his published works are two bibliographies, one of Margaret Thatcher and the other on Gamal Abdel Nasser, two novels and a book of poetry. He has written extensively on literary criticism, education and the Middle East.