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English translation of a collection of Arabic short stories. 1. Auntie Reqayyan's news : an elderly woman watches life from her window and gossips about her neighbors / Muhammad Ali Rida Quddus ; 2. Ali the teacher : a native schoolteacher is tempted to marry and leave his mother / by Fouad Abd Al-Hamid Anqwi 3. The Bad-tempered man : a domineering husband and a compliant but clever wife / Muhammad Ali Maghribi ; 4. By mysatisfaction with you : a domineering mother drives her son to suicide / Luqman Yunus ; 5. The Secret and the death : villagers mistreat and take advantage of a madwoman / Sharifah Ibrahim Abd Al-Muhsin Ash-Shamlan ; 6. Violets : the physically close relationship between a father and his only child, a daughter, who is wise and modern / Ghalib Hamzah Abu Al-Faraj ; 7. The Assassination of light at the river's flow : a mother kills her teenage daughter for refusing an arranged marriage to a rich old man / Khayriyah Ibrahim As-Saqqaf ; 8. Poor chastity : a woman's brother refuses to let her marry, and her own efforts bring disaster / Muhammad Abd-Allah Al-Mubari ; 9. A Woman for sale : a stepmoter sells a young woman into a marriage with a wealthy old man / by Mahmud Isa A;-Mashhadi ; 10. My hair grew long again : a woman leaves an empty marriage and becomes a teacher / Hussah Muhammad At-Tuwajiri ; 11. Rite of passage : death of a 14-year old boy from complications of a circumcision / Amin Salim Ruwayhi ; 12. Homecoming : a young man comes home to marry his childhood sweetheart, only to find his widowed father has married her / IbrahimAn-Nasir ; 13. Sa'id the searcher : a big-city auto dealer finds happiness among the Bedouin / Hijab Yahya Muza Al-Hazimi.

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