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Autore: Sabiha Khemir
Editore: London : Verso, 2008.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Religious fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Khemir, Sabiha.
Blue manuscript.
London : Verso, 2008
(OCoLC)681758420
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Sabiha Khemir
ISBN: 9781844673087 1844673081
Numero OCLC: 227016123
Descrizione: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Responsabilità: Sabiha Al Khemir.

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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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