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Distant view of a minaret and other stories by AlД«fah RifК»at

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Published by Heinemann in Oxford .
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StatementAlifa Rifaat ; selected and translated from the Arabic by Denys Johnson-Davies
SeriesAWS, African writers series
ContributionsJohnson-Davies, Denys
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24979488M
ISBN 100435909126

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