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Respected sir

by Naguib Mahfouz

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Ḥaḍrat al-muḥtaram.

StatementNaguib Mahfouz ; translated by Rasheed El-Enany.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7846.A46 H2413 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2203876M
ISBN 100385264798
LC Control Number89025703
OCLC/WorldCa20694186

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Respected Sir is the story of Othman Bayyumi. Born in modest circumstances, he was a very good student, drawing "ahead of his bare-footed playmates from the alley", but had to stop pursuing his studies when his mother died, the final family support (his father and siblings had died earlier).

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About Respected Sir, Wedding Song, The Search. A new volume of three novels–previously published separately by Anchor–by Naguib Mahfouz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Together with The Beggar, The Thief and The Dogs, and Autumn Quail (published by Anchor in December ), these novels represent a comprehensive collection of Mahfouz’s artful meditations on post-revolution Egypt.

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Wedding Song, “one of Mahfouz’s most enjoyable works” (The Chicago Tribune), is a psychological drama, focusing on how four very different kinds of minds apprehend and reckon.this is the third novel of Mahfuz's i've read, and each one has been tremendous.

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