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Children of the Alley - نجيب محفوظ, Naguib Mahfouz, Peter Theroux
Children of the Alley
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There are nineteen works of fiction currently available in paperback from Anchor. Because of the many universal themes of Mahfouz's work, and the variety of titles from which one can choose, this guide has been designed to provide you with questions that can apply to any or all of the books... show more
There are nineteen works of fiction currently available in paperback from Anchor. Because of the many universal themes of Mahfouz's work, and the variety of titles from which one can choose, this guide has been designed to provide you with questions that can apply to any or all of the books by Mahfouz which you choose to read.   The questions offer new perspectives and context for your conversations. Although each of Mahfouz's novels is a unique reading experience, in an effort to guide you in making a selection, it is suggested that you might particularly be interested in one of the four following titles, each of which represents a different decade of his career: Palace Walk (1956), Midaq Alley (1966), The Harafish (1977), and The Journey of Ibn Fattouma (1983).
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385264730 (0385264739)
ASIN: 385264739
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Sometimes a book length allegory can become oppressive or repetitive or simply boring. Not this one. Children of the Alley is a book about faith and belief. Each section presents as an allegorical story that relates to a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, or Judaism. The character be...
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