Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Satirical stories of Syria and the Arab world look at the abuse of power by m over women, the rich over the poor, and the strong over the weak.
The short, tightly told title story of this collection, Tigers on the Tenth Day, is an allegory that recounts with control how even the strongest of us can be gradually broken and tamed by those who wield the whip of power. Most of Zakaria Tamer's stories deal with man's inhumanity to man likewise to woman the oppression of the poor by the rich and of the weak by the strong.
The political and social problems of his own country, Syria, and of the contemporary Arab world, are reflected in the stories and sketches in the sharply satirical style typical of his writing. For his Western readers, often puzzled by the complexities of the Middle East, Zakaria Tamer's stories, in the words of his translator, "provide a revealing peep behind the scenes" in this first volume of his work in the English
Language Notes: Text: English, Arabic (translation)
Title: Tigers on the Tenth Day and Other Stories (...
Publisher: Quartet Books Ltd
Book Condition: GOOD
Book Description Quartet Books (UK), 1985. Book Condition: Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP94006237
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Bookseller Inventory # 2822922268
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0704324652
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020704324652
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, London, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Black boards with gilt lettering to spine in a pictorial dw. Short stories from the middle east dealing with exploitation and inhumanity. Bookseller Inventory # 000152
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010704324652
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110704324652
Book Description Quartet Books, London, UK, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First printing. Binding very good in black cloth boards with gilt titling to spine. Spine ends and corners also all very good. Text pages and eps are all clean with no markings or inscriptions. One small pen mark on closed fore edge. Dust jacket is complete with just one small crease on rear panel. Despatched same or next working day in protective packaging. Bookseller Inventory # 008753
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0704324652
Book Description Quartet Books Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0704324652