Rings of Burnished Brass: And Other Stories

Yusuf Idris يوسف إدريس January 14, 2020

Rings of Burnished Brass: And Other Stories Yusuf Idris يوسف إدريس Four stories by the egyptian writer Yusuf Idris 1927 1991 Idris won the 1997 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for his novel City of Love and Ashes It includes an excellent and thoughtful introduction on the stories by the translator Catherine Coburn.The four stories are 1 The Stranger1961 , a story of a young boys relationship with an outlaw and a murderer in tFour stories by the egyptian writer Yusuf Idris 1927 1991 Idris won the 1997 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for his novel City of Love and Ashes It includes an excellent and thoughtful introduction on the stories by the translator Catherine Coburn.The four stories are 1 The Stranger1961 , a story of a young boy s relationship with an outlaw and a murderer in the Egyptian countryside during the Second World War.2 The Black Policeman 1962 , a somber story of a torturer employed by the political police in the late 1940s and one of his victims 3 The Siren 1969 , the drama of a surrender , that of a peasant wife of a city watchman to the Man in the Suit, which is really the story of a surrender to an amoral,if not inmoral, city.4 Rings of Burnished Brass tells of an encounter between a well off middle aged woman and a poor boy of eighteen The feelings of mother and woman are intricately entwined

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