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Midaq Alley

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Egypt -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNaguib Mahfouz [i.e. N. Maḥfuẓ] ; translated from Arabic by Trevor Le Gassick.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesArab authors ;2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M2784 Mi8, PJ7846.A46 Mi8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4936404M
      ISBN 100435901516
      LC Control Number76363499

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MIDAQ ALLEY By Mahfouz, Naguib Translated from the Arabic by Trevor Le Gassick New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, pages. Comments by Bob Corbett October I first read this work in and wasn’t quite as impressed with it then as I am on this second read.

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Midaq Alley. The primary setting for the novel, Midaq Alley, is a relic of a once glorious gem, located off historic Sanadiqiya Street in Cairo, Egypt. The surrounding quarters are Ghouriya and Sagha.

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From Zaita the cripple-maker to Kirsha the hedonistic cafe owner, from Abbas the barber who mistakes greed for love to Hamida who sells her soul to escape the alley, from waiters and widows to politicians, pimps, and poets, the inhabitants of Midaq Alley 4/5(10).

Jun 15,  · Widely acclaimed as Naguib Mahfouz's best novel, Midaq Alley brings to life one of the hustling, teeming back alleys of Cairo in the s. From Zaita the cripple-maker to Kirsha the hedonistic cafe owner, from Abbas the barber who mistakes greed for love to Hamida who sells her soul to escape the alley, from waiters and widows to politicians 4/5.

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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 's; and The Thief and the Dogs, which depicts the fate of a Marxist thief, who has been released from prison.

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May 13,  · Midaq Alley project for English. This article is about the Naguib Mahfouz novel. For the film of the novel, see Midaq Alley (film). For the alley, see Khan El-Khalili. Midaq Alley is the English Translation of Zuqāq al-Midaq by Naguib Mahfouz, released in English in Get this from a library.

Midaq Alley. [Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Trevor Le Gassick] -- Never has Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz's talent for rich and luxurious storytelling been more evident than in this outstanding novel, first published in Arabic in One of his most popular.

Jan 01,  · Book Summary: The title of this book is Midaq Alley and it was written by Naguib Mahfouz. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Jan 01, and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Anchor and has a total of pages in the homemadehattie.com: Midaq Alley (), written by Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz, and Song of Solomon (), by African-American female author Toni Morrison.

The first text is set in a back alley of 's Cairo, Egypt, on Sanadiqiya Street and narrates the events that surround its inhabitants.Jan 07,  · Abbas, on the other hand, is very happy with the life in the alley and doesn’t want to live beyond the alley. In addition, He is one of my favorite characters in the book because he is quite calm and does not stir any trouble, but always finds himself in the middle of trouble because of other people.