Children of the Alley

Author(s): Naguib Mahfouz (tr from Arabic Peter Theroux)


In one of the most important novels of his long and illustrious career, Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz tells the story of a delightful Egyptian family, but also reveals a second, hidden, and daring narrative: the spiritual history of mankind. "An ambitious fable that attempts to embrace within it pages not merely the world of the Middle East but that of the world itself".--The Washington Post Book World. Trade paperback (UK) 448pp h216mm x w133mm x s32mm 386g First published and this translation 1959.


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