8 edition of The time and the place and other stories found in the catalog.
|Statement||Naguib Mahfouz ; selected and translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.|
|Genre||Translations into English., Fiction.|
|LC Classifications||PJ7846.A46 A25 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 174 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||174|
|LC Control Number||90020194|
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One is struck by the variety of the stories collected here/5(5). Naguib Mahfouz’s stories in The Time and The Place and Other Stories are a varied collection. Many of them have a certain whimsicality to them, a theme that, while set firmly in 20th century Cairo (mostly), could well be straight from The Arabian Nights.4/5.
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Many of the fictions deal with death-haunted denizens of the dark alleyways and lower-classes of Cairo. Five stories by the noted critic, two of which—the title story and "The Other Margaret"—have been widely anthologized since their first appearance in Partisan Review in the mid-Forties.
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