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Moon over Samarqand

Author: Muḥammad al-Mansī Qandīl; Jennifer Peterson
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt ; New York, NY : American University in Cairo Press, 2009.
Series: Modern Arabic literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A journey through Central Asia and beyond, Moon over Samarqand is the story of one Egyptian's quest for the truth. Ali's travel brings him into encounters with the Uzbekistan of today, yesterday, and once upon a time. His tale embraces many tales-those of his confounding taxi driver, of Islamic activists, and of the criminal underworld as well as stories of struggles against authoritarianism in Egypt. The novel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muḥammad al-Mansī Qandīl; Jennifer Peterson
ISBN: 9789774161896 9774161890
OCLC Number: 295001102
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Originally published in Arabic in 2004 as Qamar ʻalá Samarqand.
Description: 414 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Modern Arabic literature.
Other Titles: Qamar ʻalá Samarqand.
Responsibility: Mohamed Mansi Qandil ; translated by Jennifer Peterson.

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Drawing parallels between Uzbekistan and Egypt, the novel shows diverse historical and modern connections between Central Asia and the Arab world, painting a vivid portrayal of idealistic visionaries  Read more...

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