twofour54 partner launches debut novel, taking readers on a journey from Abu Dhabi to the 15th century


27 Apr 2016

twofour54 campus partner and Emirati author, Fadel Al Mheiri, recently launched his novel, Kingdom of Peacocks-Mists of Time; a book sponsored by Al Fahim Group and selected by Amazon among its Editor’s Choice list, which talks about the Portuguese invasion in the region and the struggle between them and the pirates in the early 15th century. The book was launched in a ceremony held at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel and attended by a large gathering of reading enthusiasts and authors.

Maryam Al Mheiri, Acting CEO of twofour54 said: “We are delighted to celebrate the success of our community member, Fadel Al Mheiri, who started his company, Tent Pictures Productions, in twofour54 to produce feature length films and is now venturing into literature with the launch of his novel. As a leading content creation hub, twofour54 is committed to supporting and empowering Emirati talent through providing them with an environment and network that fosters meaningful contributions to the creative community.

She added, “Fadel’s success is living proof of what we support and nurture here at twofour54, which ultimately ensures a sustainable industry that supports Abu Dhabi’s vision for economic diversification.”

Chairman of Al Fahim Group, the sponsor of this book, Mr. Ahmed Abdul Jalil Al Fahim, stated, “As part of our corporate citizenship and values as an organisation, it is vital for us to endorse Emirati talents and support their growth. By providing guidance and the right platform for UAE nationals to thrive and excel, we are contributing to the overall development of the nation and Abu Dhabi’s cultural diversity.”

Kingdom of Peacocks-Mists of Time is not only one of the latest additions to the local cultural scene; it also engages the international audience with stories from the Middle East. It was launched on Amazon and Barnes&Nobles in recognition of the quality of its content and will also be available at the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.

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