By: Omaima Abdullah Al-khamis
About the Book
Sea-Wafted Women revolves around a venerable family of traders in Riyadh/Saudi Arabia and is set during the oil boom there between 1955 and 1990.
Al-Khamis’ novel follows three women who came from the Levant to the heart of the Arabian Peninsula as wives and teachers and formed a special bond, as they struggled to find their place in the more restrictive culture and conservative society.
About the Author
Omaima Al-Khamis was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a prolific writer who began publishing at an early age. She has published short stories, novels, opinion articles, and children’s books.
Her novel, Voyage of the Herons over the Agate Cities, was awarded the winning Naguib Mahfouz Medal for the year 2018.