Cairo, Egypt., The American University in Cairo Press.: 1998
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 28013
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. View More...