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Tales from Dayrut: Short Stories
This collection of fourteen connected stories and a novella, From the Secret History of Numan Abdel Hafez, takes us deep into Upper Egypt and the village of Dayrut al-Sharif, in which Mohamed Mustagab was born. To depict a world renowned for its poverty, ignorance, vendettas, and implacable code of honor, Mustagab deploys the black humor and Swiftian sarcasm of the insider ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published September 15th 2015 by American University in Cairo Press
(first published September 1st 2015)
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