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By Naguib Mahfouz

ISBN-10: 0385423330

ISBN-13: 9780385423335

A gorgeous novel through the widest-read Arab author at present released within the U.S. The age of Nasser has ushered in huge, immense social swap, and many of the middle-aged and middle-class little kids of the outdated bourgeoisie locate themselves attempting to recreate the comfortable, enchanted global they so dearly pass over. One evening, even if, artwork and truth collide--with unexpected situations.

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Let the laughter bursting inside me calm down, so that I can see things clearly. Have the mooring chains of the boat parted? The full moon charges at the fragile door of our balcony. As for the midges, I understand at last their fatal fascination with the lamplight. "You don't seem very happy," Ragab remarked to Samara. She spoke without looking at Saniya, but her listless tone made it clear whom she meant. "That is how strangers are, in company," she said. "No, I won't have it," Ragab said. "Saniya is a lovely woman--a kindly mother even when she's in love .

He echoed, frowning. " The demons of malice awoke. " he protested. "No, I am not! " "I am not accusing you of anything. " he teased her. " she asked anxiously. " "What is written in the notebook--it's not my opinion of you--just a summary of thoughts I'm preparing for a play . " he demanded. " And his laugh broke the silence of the void over the Nile. " she cried, gratified. " "But you are a . . " "God forgive you . " she protested. "I truly like you all, and I want to be your friend--and besides, I believe that there is a real hero in every individual.

Beckett himself was the first to take swift legal action against any publisher who broke the contract on his absurdist works! Samara was not convinced. She maintained that what was in the mind must somehow influence behavior--or, at the very least, feelings. Take, for example, the nihilism everywhere, the immorality, the spiritual suicides! But human beings are still human beings, and they must rebel against it, even if only once a year! . Ragab suggested that she stay until dawn, to watch the sun come up over the acacias.

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