Randa Abdel-Fattah in Conversation

Mohammad Quayum, Nadira Brioua

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Randa Abdel-Fattah (1979-) is a writer and human rights activist with 11 novels to her credit, published in over 15 countries. Her first novel, Does My Head Look Big in This?, a best seller which took her 6 years to complete, came out in 2005 when she was only 26 years old. Since then she has emerged as one of the most important 1 Nadira Brioua is a PhD student in the Department of English Language and Literature, International Islamic University Malaysia. She is writing a thesis on the novels of Umm Zakiyyah, Randa Abdel-Fattah and Na'ima B. Robert.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-200
Number of pages9
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Literature -- Malaysia
  • Abdell-Fattah
  • Human rights
  • Activism
  • Malaysia


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