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Synopsis:

That Smell is Sonallah Ibrahim’s modernist masterpiece and one of the most influential Arabic novels. Composed in the wake of a five-year prison sentence, the semi-autobiographical story follows a recently released political prisoner as he wanders through Cairo, adrift in his native city.

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Robyn Creswell is a critic and translator living in New York City. His writings have appeared in Harper's, n+1, and The Nation.

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ISBN:
9780811220361
Author:
Ibrahim, Sonallah
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author:
Creswell, Robyn
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , That Smell is Sonallah Ibrahim’s modernist masterpiece and one of the most influential Arabic novels. Composed in the wake of a five-year prison sentence, the semi-autobiographical story follows a recently released political prisoner as he wanders through Cairo, adrift in his native city.
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