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The Sinners : Three Continents Press - Yusuf Idris

The Sinners

Three Continents Press

Paperback Published: 31st December 1984
ISBN: 9780894103940
Number Of Pages: 118

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The Sinners, a novel by the contemporary Egyptian writer Yusuf Idris, focuses on the discovery of a baby's corpse. An intense desire to bring the killer to justice arouses the local peasants, and gives them the excuse to pry into the lives of the entire community. The primary suspects are a group of indigent migrant workers, and the question of their guilt or innocence soon reveals other kinds of truths. The best-known novel of one of Egypt's leading writers, The Sinners is an evocative account of life in pre-revolutionary Egypt, taking a hard look at the social mores and taboos of peasant society.

ISBN: 9780894103940
ISBN-10: 0894103946
Series: Three Continents Press
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 118
Published: 31st December 1984
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1

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