The Crossword Centre Clue-Writing Competition

CCCWC August competition voters’ comments
Clue no. 17: Good book edited by an Arab with a passion for the written word (11)

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1.'Edit' doesn't mean 'delete last letter'
2.Needs to be ‘one Arab’
3.Never heard of Iomani … Omani? I'd have thought an editor would not remove a letter to leave a non word – abridged might have been better
4.On the long side, but good wordplay.