The Last of the Angels (Hardback)

Fadil al-Azzawi

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Set in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk during the 1950s, "The Last of the Angels" tells the slyly humorous tale of three strikingly different people in one small neighborhood: the revolutionary Hameed Nylon, the butcher Khidir Musa, and a young boy named Burhan Abdullah who discovers an old chest that lets him talk to angels. By turns satiric, picaresque, and apocalyptic, the novel paints a loving and elegiac portrait of Kirkuk in the final years of Iraq's monarchy - a moving tale of growing up in a dangerous world.


Product Details

  • Product code: BJLUQ
  • ISBN: 9789774160592
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 23.8cm x 15.5cm
  • Pages: 281
  • Publish date: Thu Mar 15 00:00:00 GMT 2007
  • Book points: 10

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