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Libyan stories twelve short stories from Libya

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Published by Kegan Paul International in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Short stories, Arabic -- Libya -- Translations into English.,
  • Arabic fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ahmed Fagih.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsFaqīh, Aḥmad Ibrāhīm.
LC ClassificationsPJ8236 .L53 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22311376M
ISBN 100710306342

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