Season of Migration to the North

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Heinemann, 1969 - Business & Economics - 169 pages
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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed Tayeb Salih's noel "Season of Migration to the North." Salih is a wonderful writer -- he paints incredible word pictures. In addition, as the story progressed, it never went where I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

The story is set in the 1960s and is told my a young man who has returned to his village on the Nile in Sudan. Back home, he sees a stranger who is not familiar to him, Mustafa Sa'eed. Mustafa has ... Read full review

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TAYEB SALIH was born in the Northern Province of the Sudan in 1929 and studied at Khartoum and London Universities. Coming from a background of small farmers and religious teachers, his original intention was to work in agriculture. Except, however, for a brief spell as a school master before coming to England, his working life has been in broadcasting and he has been Head of Drama in the B.B.C.'s Arabic Service.

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