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The Council of Egypt

Author: Leonardo Sciascia
Publisher: Manchester ; New York, NY : Carcanet, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sicily, 1783. In order to curry favour with the religious authorities in Naples, Abbot Vella invents an ancient Arabic chronicle called "The Council of Egypt", which justifies baronial privilege and restores to the kingdom of Naples all power over the island.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Giuseppe Vella; Giuseppe Vella
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Sciascia
ISBN: 0856357405 9780856357404
OCLC Number: 22274062
Language Note: Translation of: Il consiglio d'Egitto.
Notes: Translation of: Il Consiglio d'Egitto.
Originally published in English in 1966.
Description: 212 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Consiglio d'Egitto.
Responsibility: Leonardo Sciascia ; translated from the Italian by Adrienne Foulke.

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Sicily, 1783. In order to curry favour with the religious authorities in Naples, Abbot Vella invents an ancient Arabic chronicle called "The Council of Egypt", which justifies baronial privilege and restores to the kingdom of Naples all power over the island.

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