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The hedgehog : a modern Arabic novella

Author: Zakariyyā Tāmir
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2009.
Series: Modern Arabic literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces readers the author's world: his house (with the djinn girl who lives in his bedroom), his garden (where he wishes to be a tree), and his best friend the black stone wall.

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Genre/Form: Text
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zakariyyā Tāmir
ISBN: 9789774162558 9774162552
OCLC Number: 884641487
Notes: Originaltitel: al-Qunfud̲
Description: 168 S.
Series Title: Modern Arabic literature
Responsibility: Zakaria Tamer ; transl. by Brian O'Rourke. and Short stories / Zakaria Tamer ; transl. by Denys Johnson-Davies.

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"Tamer's world is not usually a kind one, but the precision of his language, enigmatic style, and frequent black humour have ensured that these stories are as readable today . . . as when they were Read more...

 
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