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Midaq Alley

Author: محفوظ، نجيب. بدوي، محمد مصطفى.Najīb MaḥfūẓTrevor Le GassickMuḥammad Muṣṭafá BadawīJohn RodenbeckAll authors
Publisher: New York : Quality Paperback Book Club, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considered by many to be Mahfouz's best novel, Midaq Alley centers around the residents of one of the hustling, teeming back alleys of Cairo. Also includes two of his other novels: Miramar, a tale of intersecting lives that provides us with a portrait of life in Egypt in the late 1960's; and The Thief and the Dogs, which depicts the fate of a Marxist thief, who has been released from prison and plans revenge.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: محفوظ، نجيب. بدوي، محمد مصطفى. ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Trevor Le Gassick; Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī; John Rodenbeck; Fatma Moussa Mahmoud; Maged Kommos; Omar Qudsy; John Fowles
OCLC Number: 22583858
Notes: Three novels.
Translations of: Al-Liṣṣ wa-al-kilāb, and Mīrāmār.
"This edition created specially in 1989 ... by arrangement with Anchor Press/Doubleday and Three Continents Press"--T.p. verso.
Description: 581 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Midaq Alley --
The thief and the dogs / revised by John Rodenbeck --
Miramar / translated from the Arabic by Fatma Moussa Mahmoud ; edited and revised by Maged el Kommos and John Rodenbeck.
Other Titles: Thief and the dogs.
Miramar.
Novels.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; translated from the Arabic by Trevor Le Gassick. The thief and the dogs / translated from the Arabic by Trevor Le Gassick and M.M. Badawi ; revised by John Rodenbeck. Miramar / translated by Fatma Moussa Mahmoud ; edited and revised by Maged el Kommos and John Rodenbeck ; notes by Omar el Qudsy ; introduction by John Fowles.

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Considered by many to be Mahfouz's best novel, Midaq Alley centers around the residents of one of the hustling, teeming back alleys of Cairo. Also includes two of his other novels: Miramar, a tale of intersecting lives that provides us with a portrait of life in Egypt in the late 1960's; and The Thief and the Dogs, which depicts the fate of a Marxist thief, who has been released from prison and plans revenge.

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