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Echoes of an autobiography

Author: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Denys Johnson-Davies
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1997.
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A collection of sayings and parables by an Egyptian writer, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. In Do Not Curse, he writes: "Do not curse the world for it hardly has a hand in what occurs in it," and in A Heartbeat, he writes: "A single beat from the heart of a lover is capable of driving out a hundred sorrows." The pieces range in length from a page to a sentence.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911-2006.
Echoes of an autobiography.
New York : Doubleday, 1997
(OCoLC)606117035
Named Person: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Naǧīb Maḥfūẓ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Denys Johnson-Davies
ISBN: 0385485557 9780385485555
OCLC Number: 34410965
Description: xvii, 118 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Aṣdāʼ al-sīrah al-dhātīyah.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.
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A collection of sayings and parables by an Egyptian writer, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. In Do Not Curse, he writes: "Do not curse the world for it hardly has a hand in what occurs in it," and in A Heartbeat, he writes: "A single beat from the heart of a lover is capable of driving out a hundred sorrows." The pieces range in length from a page to a sentence.

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