In this pithy, powerful parable, the masterly Naguib Mahfouz explores life’s secrets and the mysterious maze of the human heart–a mystical and lyrical Pilgrim’s Progress set in a mythical, timeless Middle East.
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About Naguib Mahfouz
Naguib Mahfouz was one of the most prominent writers of Arabic fiction in the twentieth century. Born in Cairo in 1911, he began writing when he was seventeen. Over his long career, he wrote nearly forty novel-length works and hundreds… More about Naguib Mahfouz
Published by Anchor Oct 01, 1993| 160 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780385423342