Children of Our Alley (Awlad Haritna), describing it as “an allegory of humanity’s historic destiny Naguib Mahfouz, Children of Gebelawi, trans. Philip Stewart. The story of Children of the Alley, also known as “Children of Gebelawi”, is told through several generations of the main ancestor Gebelawi. Wikipedia: Read associated articles: Children of Gebelawi, Philip Stewart; Bookmark: ; Work ID:

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Used book in good condition. Want to Read Currently Reading Childeen. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards. Better World Books Condition: An English translation by Philip Stewart was published in and is still in print; when Stewart refused to sell his copyright, Doubleday commissioned a new version by Peter Theroux.

Brings up thoughts about how the story would go if written by someone in another — any other chilren country. Want to Read saving….

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Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! God is not like anything else. Arafa tries to use his knowledge of explosives to destroy the strongmen, but his attempts to discover Gabalawi’s secrets leads to the death of the old chi,dren though he does not directly kill him. That concept was also a permanent distraction, however. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Only flag comments that clearly need childgen attention.


Children of Gebelawi Naguib Mahfouz Paperback. As a result, in — a day after the anniversary of the prize — Mahfouz was attacked and stabbed in the neck by two extremists outside his Cairo home. Views Read Edit View history. January 5, — Ot as: A really interesting concept, well-executed. The successive heroes overthrow the strongmen of their time, but in the next generation new strongmen spring up and things are as bad as ever. Great condition for a used book!

Showing best matches Show all copies. Although gebelasi deviations did at least keep it all from being totally predictable. The people say “Oppression must cease as night yields to day. Refresh and try again. Usual shelf wear and markings to covers with tanning to spine. It is also known by its Egyptian dialectal transliteration, Awlad Haretnaformal Arabic transliteration, Awlaadu Haaratena and by the alternative translated transliteral Arabic title of Children of Our Alley.

Really interesting look at another culture as well, since the issues of modern Egypt bled through. Find Rare Books Book Value. Nobel Prize winner, so go figure.

May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Philip Stewart Peter Theroux Children of Gebelawi Naguib Mahfouz Especially when the plot would deviate from the ‘real’ story.

Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Has wear to the cover and pages. The followers of each hero settle gebealwi different parts of the alley, symbolising Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also known by its Egyptian dialectal transliteration, Awlad Haretna, formal Arabic transliteration, Awlaadu Haaratena and by the alternative translated transliteral Arabic title of “Children of the Alley”.


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American University in Cairo Press, The Chief Strongman guesses the truth and blackmails Arafa into helping him to become the dictator of the whole Alley. The World of Rare Books Published: Retrieved from ” https: Shows some signs of childrem, and may have some markings on the inside. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Firm binding to tanned pages with bright copy throughout.

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