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Season of Migration to the North

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    An Arabian Nights in reverse; the brilliant student of an earlier generation returns to his Sudanese village; obsessed with the mysterious West and a desire to bite the hand that has half-fed him, has led him to London and the beds of women with similar obsessions about the mysterious East.


    - The Observer

A beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan.

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A beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan.

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An arresting work by a major Arab novelist.

About the Author

Tayeb Salih was born in the Northern Province of the Sudan in 1929 and studied at Khartoum and London Universities. Coming from a background of small farmers and religious teachers, his original intention was to work in agriculture. Except, however, for a brief spell as a school master before coming to England, his working life has been in broadcasting and he has been Head of Drama in the B.B.C.'s Arabic Service.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435900663
Author:
Salih, Tayeb
Publisher:
Heinemann
Author:
Johnson-Davies, Denys
Location:
London :
Subject:
General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
An arresting work by a major Arab novelist.
Series:
African writers series ;
Series Volume:
66
Publication Date:
19700101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.44x4.76x.36 in. .34 lbs.

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