The Journey of Ibn Fattouma

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The Journey of Ibn Fattouma

By Naguib Mahfouz; Denys Johnaon-Davies (Translator); Najib Mahfuz

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385423342, 160pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1993


In this pithy, powerful parable, the masterly Naguib Mahfouz explores life's secrets and the mysterious maze of the human heart--a mystical and lyrical Pilgrim's Progress set in a mythical, timeless Middle East.

About the Author
Naguib Mahfouz (1911 2006) was the most important Arabic writer of his generation. He is the author of over thirty novels, including "The Cairo Trilogy", "Thief and the Dog", "Miramar", and "Children of the Alley". He is the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature.