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Tradotto in più di dieci paesi, Una piccola morte, biografia romanzata di uno dei padri del sufismo (la corrente mistica dell’Islam), è un romanzo storico, d’avventura, di viaggio e d’amore, che restituisce un’immagine del santo sufi ripulita dall’alone di leggenda: Ibn ‘Arabi uomo in carne e ossa, che si sposa e divorzia, che piange e ride, che viaggia alla ricerca del se

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Kindle Edition, 475 pages
Published April 10th 2019 by Edizioni e/o
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Stefano
Aug 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Non è usuale che il vincitore del Premio Internazionale di letteratura araba venga tradotto in italiano. Per di più questo è un libro di un Saudita su un mistico Sufi. La mia curiosità è stata stuzzicata e ... premiata! La resa di una presunta “autobiografia” di Ibn `Arabi che ci dona il percorso spirituale e umanissimo di questo mistico precedente Rumi con una finezza toccante e profonda. La traduzione italiana restituisce la cadenza cerimoniale di un arabo che si intuisce essere volutamente re ...more
Flavia
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Entra a gamba tesa tra i miei libri preferiti. Non avrei mai voluto finirlo.
Finrod
Nov 01, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bel romanzo storico, ambientato tra la Spagna, il Maghreb e il Medio Oriente medievali. “Una piccola morte” non può che affascinare tutti gli appassionati di queste terre e di quell’epoca storica.
Un bonus è la storia del “manoscritto” di ibn Arabi, che si alterna con la vita del suo autore, e che come il suo autore viaggia in (quasi) tutto il mondo musulmano (e oltre).
Se non sono in grado di giudicare come il romanzo descrive il pensiero teologico di ibn Arabi, perché del sufismo ne so davvero t
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Mohammed Hasan Alwan is a Saudi Arabian novelist. He was born in Riyadh and studied Computer Information Systems at King Saud University, obtaining a bachelor's degree in 2002. He also obtained an MBA from the University of Portland, Oregon in 2008 and Ph.D from Carleton University, Ottawa in 2016.

Alwan has published five novels to date: Saqf Elkefaya (2002), Sophia (2004), Touq Altahara (2007), "
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