This much-loved Mahfouz masterpiece is a rich account of life in a back street in a poor quarter of medieval Cairo. While the novel focuses on a willful young woman whose ambition to escape the confines of the alley leads her into prostitution, a pageant of other vivid characters, from the caf??? owner who likes boys to the man who creates maimed beggars and from the young man with the faithful heart to the rake and the pimp, fleshes out the picture of a society in crisis and transition. Though the novel is set during the ...

Midaq Alley 2011, American University in Cairo Press

ISBN-13: 9789774164835

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Midaq Alley 1992, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385269407

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Midaq Alley 1991, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385264761

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Midaq Alley 1991, Three Continents Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780894106576

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Midaq Alley 1990, Three Continents Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780894106583

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Midaq Alley 1981, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Washington, D.C

ISBN-13: 9780894102820

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