Season of Migration to the North

by Tayeb Salih

Heinemann | Trade Paperback

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"An" Arabian Nights" in reverse; the brilliant student of an earlier generation returns to his Sudanese village; obsessed with the mysterious West and a desire to bite the hand that has half-fed him, has led him to London and the beds of women with similar obsessions about the mysterious East."
- The ObserverA beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 pages, 7.44 × 4.76 × 0.36 in

Publisher: Heinemann

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0435900668

ISBN - 13: 9780435900663

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Season of Migration to the North

by Tayeb Salih

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 pages, 7.44 × 4.76 × 0.36 in

Publisher: Heinemann

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0435900668

ISBN - 13: 9780435900663

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"An" Arabian Nights" in reverse; the brilliant student of an earlier generation returns to his Sudanese village; obsessed with the mysterious West and a desire to bite the hand that has half-fed him, has led him to London and the beds of women with similar obsessions about the mysterious East."
- The ObserverA beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan.

About the Author

Author Tayeb Salih was born in northern Sudan in 1929. He studied at the University of Khartoum and the University of London. He was one of the best known and most translated Arabic novelists of the 20th century. His works include Season of Migration to the North and The Wedding of Zein. He was also a broadcaster for the BBC Arabic Service, wrote a weekly column for the London-based Arabic language newspaper al Majalla, and worked at the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris. He died from complications related to a kidney condition on February 18, 2009.

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"An Arabian Nights in reverse; the brilliant student of an earlier generation returns to his Sudanese village; obsessed with the mysterious West and a desire to bite the hand that has half-fed him, has led him to London and the beds of women with similar obsessions about the mysterious East."-The Observer
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