The Beggar

The Beggar

Book - 1990
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Random House, Inc.
A complex tale of alienation and despair. Unable  to achieve psychological renewal in the aftermath  of Nasser's revolution, a man sacrifices his work  and family to a series of illicit love affairs  that intensify his feelings of estrangement. A  passionate outcry against irrelevance.

Baker & Taylor
Omar am-Halzawi, a former revolutionary and now a member of the bourgeoisie living comfortably in Cairo, sacrifices his job, friends, and family for a series of illicit love affairs in his quest for psychological renewal

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1990, c1986
Edition: 1st Doubleday ed
ISBN: 9780385264556
Characteristics: 140 p. ; 22 cm


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