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Affair in Araby (Jimgrim/Ramsden/Ommony #7)
by Talbot Mundy
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife
(first published July 10th 1922)
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It's been many years since I've read anything by Mundy. This was not disappointing. Considering when it was first published (I had trouble pinning down an exact date sometime between 1922-33) this story speaks to some of the same issues going on today: the U. S. , Britain, and France, the Turks, Algerians, and Arabs fighting over Syria. But the story is told with humor and with what seems to be a deep understanding of the cultures of the various peoples involved. And also I get the strong sense ...more
Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Based for most of his life in the United States, he also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.More about Talbot Mundy...
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