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By: Saadawi, Nawal (b. 1931) نوال السعداوي


Language: Arabic


'Searching', a novel in the Arabic language, first published in 1980, by Egyptian Egyptian physician, writer and women's rights activist, Nawal al-Saadawi. "Fouada meets Farid, her lover, every Tuesday in a restaurant overlooking the Nile. But this week their usual table is deserted. She calls his home, but the shrilling of the telephone echoes in an empty room. Farid has disappeared." "As she searches for him, Fouada becomes tormented by questions. She is a trained research chemist, but works in a dead-end ministry job. Convinced that she has something to give to the world, she cannot find it. What is it? Why does she search?" (From English translation)

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Product Details
Language: Arabic
Format: Softcover
Pages: 131 pp
Publisher: Dar al-Adab, Beirut, 2000 c. 1980
Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 19.5 cm
Topic: Arabic Fiction - Missing Person - Egypt
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