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The time and the place and other stories

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911- -- Translations into English.,
    • Egypt -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNaguib Mahfouz ; selected and translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.
      GenreTranslations into English., Fiction.
      ContributionsJohnson-Davies, Denys.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ7846.A46 A25 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862515M
      ISBN 100385264712
      LC Control Number90020194


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