The Hill of Gypsies and Other Stories.

By: al-Kafrawi, Said.

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Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; x - 118 pp. Black paper with a faux leather finish over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Translated from the Arabic edition of 1990 by Denys Johnson Davies. The translator has provided a 4 page introduction. Twelve stories in all that "revolve around village life and are often seen through the eyes of a child. Into the everyday fabric of life, described with a keen eye to detail, the writer weaves an extra dimension, an element of the mystical and the surreal." The jacket cover art is a painting by Maher Ali.

Title: The Hill of Gypsies and Other Stories.

Author Name: al-Kafrawi, Said.

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cairo, Egypt., The American University in Cairo Press.: 1998

ISBN Number: 977424480X

ISBN Number 13: 9789774244803

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 28013

Keywords: Fiction; Literature; Nile River; Children; Egypt; Arabic; First Edition;