Haroon Shirwani

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Haroon Shirwani was one of the translators of Beirut39. He is Head of Arabic at Eton College, having studied Arabic, French and History at Oxford and London universities. Previously, he tutored in Oriental Studies at Oxford and worked as a lecturer in translation at Buckingham University. Each year he produces A Taste of Texts – a selection from Arabic literature, with his translations, for use by students and teachers.