Mansour's eyes

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Oakland, California : Transit Books, [2020].
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155 pages ; 21 cm
9781945492365, 1945492368


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Translated from the French.
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Original title: Les yeux de Mansour.
"Mansour al-Jazairi is on his way to his public execution. As his faithful friend Hussein looks on, the crowd calls for his head. Gassouh! Gassouh! It is a time when age-old rituals play out amid skyscrapers and are replayed on smartphone screens in the air-conditioned corridors of shopping malls. Set over the course of a single day in the Saudi Arabian capital, Mansour's Eyes weaves together several historical pasts: the time of Mansour's great-grandfather, the Emir Abdelkader; that of Algerian independence; and that of another Mansour, Mansur Al-Hallaj, a Sufi mystic executed in 922. In this lyrical and ambitious novel, Ryad Girod looks at the post-Arab Spring world as its drive toward modernity threatens to sever its relationship with the ethos of Sufi thought and mysticism."--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Girod, R., & Clarke, C. (. (2020). Mansour's eyes . Transit Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Girod, Ryad, 1970- and Chris (Translator), Clarke. 2020. Mansour's Eyes. Oakland, California: Transit Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Girod, Ryad, 1970- and Chris (Translator), Clarke. Mansour's Eyes Oakland, California: Transit Books, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Girod, Ryad, and Chris (Translator) Clarke. Mansour's Eyes Transit Books, 2020.

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