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Under the naked sky : short stories from the Arab world

Author: Denys Johnson-Davies
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, ©2000.
Series: Modern Arabic writing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of works that evoke the colourful mosaic of life as lived and portrayed by Arabs from Morocco to Iraq. From a diverse geographical area, these 30 stories tell of snake-killing Moroccan  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Under the naked sky.
Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)604238844
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denys Johnson-Davies
ISBN: 9774246047 9789774246043
OCLC Number: 46701262
Description: 243 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The pilot / Mohamed Makhzangi --
It's not fair / Yusuf Idris --
The ill-omened golden bird / Ibrahim al-Koni --
Traveler with hand luggage / Naguib Mahfouz --
Death of a dagger / Zakaria Tamer --
Have you seen Alexandria Station? / Abdou Gubeir --
Women in fear / Inaam Kachachi --
An invitation / Gamal al-Ghitani --
The dog / Abd al-Aziz Mishri --
A dash of light / Ibrahim Aslan --
The cloud / Fuad al-Takarli --
The clock / Khairy Shalaby --
Fear / Ghalib Halasa --
Out in the open / Yusuf Abu Rayya --
The sound of singing / Salma Matar Seif --
The charge / Edwar al-Kharrat --
The apples of paradise / Brahim Dargouthi --
Corncobs / Salwa Bakr --
Snake hunting / Mohamed Zefzaf --
The money order / Mohamed El-Bisatie --
To the night's shelter / Mohamed Khudayir --
The man shouldn't know of this / Hanan al-Shaykh --
The day grandpa came / Mahmoud Al-Wardani --
My fellow passenger / Ibrahim Samouiel --
The women's room / Hana Atia --
It happened secretly / Amina Zaydan --
Whiteness of silver / Abdullah Bakhshaween --
The return of the prisoner / Buthayna al-Nasiri --
A boat on the water / Said al-Kafrawi --
Presence of the absent man / Alia Mamdouh.
Series Title: Modern Arabic writing.
Responsibility: selected and translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.

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