Event in the Marshes
About the Book
Event in the Marshes is a collection of short stories. The happenings and characters come from both Middle Eastern and European settings. Behind the plot of each story lurks a central thesis or core concept cocooned in a tapestry of literary imagination and painted verbal pictures that at times reveal the test of extreme conditions and acute internal conflict as a result of the opposition between the harsh realities of the world and human ideals, dreams and aspirations that causes psychologic and emotional turmoil, which storm the protagonist's own self.
About the Author
Dr. AsA Lateef is a retired Belgian scientist of Iraqi descent. He has worked in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Besides his career in earth sciences, he has a particular interest in cultural evolution, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology, all of which he has incorporated in a book project which is well under way. In addition to his scientific occupations, he has written prose and poetry that remains unpublished. This book is his first published literary work.