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The Secret Life of Saeed: The Pessoptimist - Habiby, Emile, and Haboiboi, Imoil, and Jayyusi, Salma Khadra, Professor (Translated by)
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This contemporary classic, the story of a Palestinian who becomes a citizen of Israel, combines fact and fantasy, tragedy and comedy. Saeed is the comic hero, the luckless fool, whose tale tells of aggression and resistance, terror and heroism, reason and loyalty that typify the hardships and struggles of Arabs in Israel. An informer for the Zionist state, his stupidity, candor, and cowardice make him more of a victim than a villain; but in a series of tragicomic episodes, he is gradually transformed from a disaster-haunted ...

The Secret Life of Saeed: The Pessoptimist 2001, Interlink Books

ISBN-13: 9781566564151

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