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An Egyptian satire about a condemned building =

ʾImarah ʻĀyilah lil-Suqūt : Riwāyah Miṣṣriyyah Sākhirah

by Saad Elkhadem

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Published by York Press in Fredericton, N.B .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesʾImārah ʻĀyilah lil-Suqūt
Statementby Saad Elkhadem.
SeriesArabic literature and scholarship
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8559.L43 E49 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 32, [32] p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20220132M
ISBN 10189676102X
OCLC/WorldCa35942349

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