Season of Migration to the North

Season of Migration to the North

Book - 1970
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An arresting work by a major Arab novelist.
Publisher: Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, 1970.
ISBN: 9780435900663
0435900668
Branch Call Number: SALIH A
Characteristics: 169 pages ; 19 cm.

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rika_hubby
Jul 06, 2015

The content is switching back and forth between Mustafa and the narrator; however, it gets clearer image if we read the introduction beforehand before we jump into the chapter.

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mclarjh
Jun 20, 2014

Misogynistic.

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Jul 06, 2015

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rika_hubby
Jul 06, 2015

After years of study in Europe, the young narrator returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan. It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country. Back home, he discovers a stranger among the familiar faces of childhood -- the enigmatic Mustafa Sa'eed. Mustafa takes the young man into his confidence, telling him the story of his own years in London, of his brilliant career as an economist, and of the series of fraught and deadly relationships with European women that led to a terrible public reckoning and his return to his native land. However, he disappears without a trace, leaving his two sons under the care of the narrator.

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rika_hubby
Jul 06, 2015

"When I embrace my grandfather I experience a sense of richness as though I am a note in the heartbeats of the very universe." - p:61

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