Publication and signing of the Novel "Rawat lee Hikayataha" by the writer, Khalki, in "Shoman Foundation"


The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library organized, as part of the library’s reading program, yesterday, Wednesday’s evening, a publication and signing ceremony for her celebrated novel “Rawat lee Hikayataha” by the writer Dr. Suzan Khalki, was held at the Abdul Hameed Shoman Cultural Foundation’s forum, and it was filmed live on Zoom and the Foundation’s page on Facebook. The ceremony was indeed moderated by Samer Al-Majali. The writer Khalki pointed out that the first work of any writer or a novelist in general, most of the elements of the work and the novel were formed within the literary work itself before a certain period of time, so the final stage would be reached later on, which is to unload a catharsis of ideas arranging them and displaying them within the novel structure. She pinpointed that the characters of the novel are realistic, but not real, indicating that they worked to ensure that each character has its own characteristics that differ from the rest of the characters in the work. For his part, Majali stressed that the novel carried many human values, as the novel presented the values of giving, sacrifice and love, in addition to personal visions and attitudes that express the writer's position on life, pointing out that there is no literature without human values. He sheds light on the fact that although it is the first work of Khalqi, it portrays a vivid maturity either at the level of the writer's personal experience or at the level of literary production herby explaining that this type of work when it is the first, the author presents the work structure and the attitude towards life and what the author believes , accepts and rejects the work. That is to say, this is indeed what the writer did with a high level of artistry and literary spontaneity that the reader feels. The critic Dr. Sultan Al-Khaddour exhibited his critical reading about the novel, noting that "Rawat lee Hikayataha", a novel whose threads were woven by the writer Suzan Khalki in a house known as Beit Al-Zawiya. The novel was printed and published now by publishers and distributors in 2021. The novel was built on a solid ground that expressed the writer's ability to depict the narrative which was captivating. Moreover, the scenes were displayed in a logical sequence, and it was exemplified by its power to draw an accurate and clear picture of the events in an easy literary language and selected vocabulary that is not subject to interpretation. He stated that the writer excelled at personifying the storyline by giving the space to the readers for imagination, and painting a spontaneous image of scenes before the readers very eyes. The novel "Rawat lee Hikayataha" takes us to that semi-lost world shaped by the values of loyalty and sacrifice, and as it departs from the framework of conventional endings, it draws the reader's attention to what remains within the conscience: To the warmth of family, to the female when she embraces our diaspora, and to the power of destinies over the fate of man. It makes those who suffer silently, and make sacrifices without expecting praise from anyone, a part of our lives, and that is one of the divine aspects of literature in every time and place. It is noteworthy that the writer Suzan Khalki, was born in Cairo to a Jordanian father and an Egyptian mother. She grew up in the city of Irbid in the north of Jordan, where she completed her secondary studies, and obtained a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from the Jordan University of Science and Technology, then specialized in obstetrics and gynecology, and infertility diseases as well as fertility. She writes in several fields in addition to the novel, including: Poetry, essay and short story, and "Rawat lee Hikayataha" is her first publication in the field of the novel.