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The time and the place and other stories

Author: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Denys Johnson-Davies
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This collection of stories details the lives of Cairo residents as they try to survive poverty, brood over death, and endure outmoded traditions.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911-2006.
Time and the place and other stories.
New York : Doubleday, 1991
(OCoLC)645915329
Named Person: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Denys Johnson-Davies
ISBN: 0385264712 9780385264716
OCLC Number: 22544738
Description: xi, 174 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Zaabalawi --
The conjurer made off with the dish --
The answer is no --
The time and the place --
Blessed night --
The ditch --
Half a day --
The tavern of the black cat --
The lawsuit --
The empty café --
A day for saying goodbye --
By a person unknown --
The man and the other man --
The wasteland --
The Norwegian rat --
His majesty --
Fear --
At the bus stop --
A fugitive from justice --
A long-term plan.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; selected and translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.

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This collection of stories details the lives of Cairo residents as they try to survive poverty, brood over death, and endure outmoded traditions.

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