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Tigers on the tenth day and other stories

Author: Zakarīyā Tāmir; Denys Johnson-Davies
Publisher: London ; New York : Quartet Books, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Satirical stories of Syria and the Arab world look at the abuse of power by m over women, the rich over the poor, and the strong over the weak.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Tāmir, Zakarīyā.
Tigers on the tenth day and other stories.
London ; New York : Quartet Books, 1985
(OCoLC)570672613
Named Person: Zakarīyā Tāmir; Zakarīyā Tāmir
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zakarīyā Tāmir; Denys Johnson-Davies
ISBN: 0704324652 9780704324657
OCLC Number: 12334421
Language Note: Translated from Arabic.
Description: 123 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Tigers on the tenth day --
A summary of what happened to Mohammed al-Mahmoudi --
Sun for the young --
Snow at the end of the night --
The family --
The stale loaf --
The water's crime --
A lone woman --
The enemy --
Hasan as a king --
City in ashes --
Nothing --
Sheep --
An angry man --
The face of the moon --
Genghis Khan --
The day Genghis Khan became angry --
Room with two beds --
No rainclouds for the trees, no wings above the mountains --
Death of the black hair --
The smile --
Death of the jasmine --
The ancient gate --
My final adventure.
Responsibility: Zakaria Tamer ; translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.

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