Respected Sir by Naguib Mahfouz

Respected Sir

byNaguib Mahfouz

Kobo ebook | June 15, 2016

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In Respected Sir, Mahfouz retells a familiar theme—vaulting ambition—in a powerful and religious metaphor. Othman Bayuumi's humble origins do not stop him from coveting the Director-Generalship of the governmental department he has entered as an archives clerk. It is a vision that becomes a lifelong pursuit, superseding all other interests or people in his life. What is essentially a prosaic experience becomes—in Mahfouz's hands—a beautifully crafted story of an exalted and arduous holy quest.


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Title:Respected SirFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 15, 2016Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0525431675

ISBN - 13:9780525431671

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