Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
The Journey of Ibn Fattouma by Naguib Mahfouz
Add to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

The Journey of Ibn Fattouma

Best Seller
The Journey of Ibn Fattouma by Naguib Mahfouz
Paperback $15.00
Oct 01, 1993 | ISBN 9780385423342

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Oct 01, 1993 | ISBN 9780385423342

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Jun 15, 2016 | ISBN 9780525431602

    Buy from Other Retailers:

Product Details

Praise

“The sheen of the Arabian Nights lends a magical glow to this resonant fable.” —Boston Globe

“A morality play extolling the virtues of tolerance and understanding.” –Los Angeles Times

The Journey of Ibn Fattouma is captivating in its simplicity.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Mahfouz’s pithy parable mocks the hypocrisy of nations that wage war and maintain empire in the name of brotherhood and freedom.” —Publishers Weekly

“A slender, magical parable of idealism and compromise through a stylized Middle East odyssey.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A dreamy fable. . . . The arful mood of languor and Mahfouz’s exactness of expression ensure that it will be well received.” —Booklist

“As enchanting a tale as any he has written.” —Library Journal

Awards

Nobel Prize WINNER 1988

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Get the latest updates from Naguib Mahfouz
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top