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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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Sign In Register Help Cart. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Subplots involving supporting characters in that final section were clear just from current events, though.

Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. Sign up to receive offers and updates: This page was last edited on 3 Novemberat Mahfouz rejected this, saying that he stood for “a certain idea of God that men have made” and that “Nothing can represent God. 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.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A really interesting concept, well-executed. It was this book that earned Naguib Mahfouz condemnation from Omar Abdel-Rahman inafter the Nobel Prize had revived interest in it.


That concept was also a permanent distraction, however. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Although the deviations did at least keep it all from being totally predictable.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Brings up thoughts about how the story would go if written by someone in another — any other — country. Log-in or create an account first! Children of Gebelawi Naguib Mahfouz Children of Gebelawi Naguib Mahfouz Paperback.

We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards. Nobel Prize winner, so go figure. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Works by Naguib Mahfouz. Used – Very Good. The Chief Strongman guesses the truth and blackmails Arafa into helping him to become the dictator of the whole Alley.

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Minor tears to infrequent page edges. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Used book in good condition. For the second-to-last chapter, I know basically nothing about the theme, but even then I kept wondering which bits would be familiar if I did, and just generally felt guilty for grbelawi so little. Great condition for a used book! Light rub wear to edges. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site.


Children Of Gebelawi

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 man though gebleawi does not directly kill him.

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. Critics claimed that Gabalawi stands for God. God is not like anything else. The book ends, after the murder of Arafa, with his friend searching in a childfen tip for the book in which Arafa wrote his secrets.

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