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The Earthquake : Middle Eastern Fiction. - Tahir Wattar

The Earthquake

Middle Eastern Fiction.

By: Tahir Wattar, Bill Granara (Translator)

Paperback Published: 1st May 2000
ISBN: 9780863563393
Number Of Pages: 184

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Shaykh Abdelmajid Boularwah embarks upon a journey from Algiers to Constantine in search of lost relatives who might help him defraud the new socialist government in its attempt to implement land reform. Written in the early 1970s, Wattar's "Earthquake" is an ominous message against the evils of intolerance, ignorance, and extremism, told in a language that resonates loudly, presciently foretelling the dreadful events which would later besiege Algeria.

Author's Prefacep. 7
Preface to the English Translation: Gaber Asfourp. 9
Translator's Acknowledgementsp. 14
Translator's Introductionp. 15
Bab al-Qantarap. 25
Sidi M'sidp. 45
Sidi Rashidp. 68
Majaz al-Ghanamp. 120
Jisr al-Mis'adp. 140
Jisr al-Shayatinp. 155
Jisr al-Hawa'p. 169
Glossary of Names and Termsp. 181
Bibliographyp. 182
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ISBN: 9780863563393
ISBN-10: 0863563392
Series: Middle Eastern Fiction.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 1st May 2000
Publisher: Saqi Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1

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