Damascus Nights

Damascus Nights

Book - 1995
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A novel set in Damascus in 1959 and told as a collection of stories recalls memories of the ancient past and past glories of Syria as they fade in the face of modernism.
Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction, 1995, c1993
Edition: 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed
ISBN: 9780684802657
0684802651
9780374134464
0374134464
Branch Call Number: FIC Scha
Characteristics: 263 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Boehm, Philip

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Aug 09, 2011

A great read. Although a novel, there are many layers of stories and storytelling in this book. It is good for those who only have a little time to read at one sitting. Schami is skilled in crafting developed characters.

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EPLPicks_Teen Mar 30, 2010

In 1959, the most famous storyteller in Damascus mysteriously loses his voice. To break the spell, seven of his friends gather to present him with seven wondrous stories of their own.

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