Season of Migration to the North

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Heinemann, 1991 - Arabs - 169 pages
140 Reviews
A beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan and Europe. 'Among the six finest novels to be written in modern Arabic literature.' Edward Said"
  

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User Review  - Hashim Qureshi - Goodreads

Season of Migration to the North is a beautifully written and utterly twisted book. Tayeb Salih's writing really shines during the last few pages where i found myself rereading passages and writing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nhagmusa - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book although it was wildly inappropriate and unSudan like. People in Sudan aren't like that; I felt like the author mixed up the two cultures too much creating this ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
13
Section 3
19
Section 4
36
Section 5
45
Section 6
55
Section 7
61
Section 8
70
Section 9
88
Section 10
105
Section 11
116
Section 12
134
Section 13
166
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About the author (1991)

Author Tayeb Salih was born in northern Sudan in 1929. He studied at the University of Khartoum and the University of London. He was one of the best known and most translated Arabic novelists of the 20th century. His works include Season of Migration to the North and The Wedding of Zein. He was also a broadcaster for the BBC Arabic Service, wrote a weekly column for the London-based Arabic language newspaper al Majalla, and worked at the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris. He died from complications related to a kidney condition on February 18, 2009.

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