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The blue manuscript

Author: Sabiha Khemir
Publisher: London : Verso, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Blue Manuscript is the ultimate prize for any collector of Islamic treasures. But does it still exist, and if so, can it be found? In search of answers to these questions, an assortment of archaeologists heads for a remote area of Egypt, where they work with local villagers to excavate a promising site. Interspersed with the testimony of the early medieval calligrapher who created the Manuscript, this narrative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Khemir, Sabiha.
Blue manuscript.
London : Verso, 2008
(OCoLC)681758420
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabiha Khemir
ISBN: 9781844673087 1844673081
OCLC Number: 227016123
Description: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sabiha Al Khemir.

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"A strange and engrossing cross-cultural fable... As in some of Agatha Christie's best-known novels, archaeological excavation has become a metaphor for the uncovering of unpleasant truths." Robert Read more...

 
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by pres211982 (WorldCat user published 2009-08-08) Very Good Permalink

Because a manuscript correctly presented, it is a text which will be read more readily, with a favorable prejudice.

Second reading-correction of the text to remove the shells of them: orthography and small typography (capitals, italics…. Setting forms some according to the uses in...
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