- The saga of the al-Nagi family, tracing its rise from obscurity to power, to decadence, to rebirth. A mythic Egyptian tale with a soap opera plot by a Nobel Prize winner.
- Item content: English
Translated from (original): Arabic
- "The Harafish was first published in Arabic in 1977, under the title Malhamat al-harafish...The Harafish was originally published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1994"--T.p. verso.
- 406 pages ; 24 cm
- PJ7846.A46 M2813 1995
- 0385423357 (pbk.)
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