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Denys Johnson-Davies has lived much of his life in the Middle East and has published fifteen volumes of modern Arabic literature. He lives in Cairo, Abu Dhabi, and Spain. Roger Allen is Professor of Arabic Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Arabic Novel (1994) and Modern Arabic Literature (1987).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Short stories, Arabic Translations into English, Arab countries Social life and customs Fiction