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.
Nobel PrizeWINNER 1988
About Naguib Mahfouz
Naguib Mahfouz was born in Cairo in 1911 and began writing when he was seventeen. A student of philosophy and an avid reader, his works range from reimaginings of ancient myths to subtle commentaries on contemporary Egyptian politics and culture…. More about Naguib Mahfouz
Published by Anchor Oct 01, 1993| 160 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780385423342