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A Prisoner of the Holy War

Wendell Steavenson

‘Thayr held out. He would not betray his country, he would not betray his leader.’

Wendell Steavenson

Wendell Steavenson has written for Granta from Iraq and Lebanon. She is the author of Stories I Stole about Georgia, The Weight of a Mustard Seed about Saddam’s Iraq and Circling the Square, Stories from the Egyptian Revolution. She contributes to the New Yorker, the Guardian and Prospect Magazine and lives in Paris.

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