SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Peter Clark, OBE

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Dr Peter Clark OBE is a consultant, writer and translator. He has degrees from Keele University and the University of Leicester. Among his books are Marmaduke Pickthall, British Muslim (1986, to be reissued in 2016), Thesiger's Return (1992), Coffeehouse Footnotes (2010), Istanbul (2010) and Damascus Diaries, Life under the Assads (2015). He has translated eight books, including six works of fiction, from Arabic.