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Season of migration to the North

Paperback. Pub date: 2003 Pages: 169 Publisher: Penguin Books' Season of Migration to the North is an Arabian Nights in reverse. Enclosing a pithy moral about the international the misconceptions that and Delusions The illiant student of an earlier generation returns to his Sudanese village; obsession with the mysterious West and a desire to bite the hand that has half-fed him. has led him to London and the beds of women with similar obsessions about the mysterious East. He kills them at the point of ecstasy and the Occident. in its turn. destroys him. Powerfully and poetically written and splendidly translated by Denys Johnson-Davies' - Observer.

Important places

Khartoum (43)
London (7,094)


Khartoum (46)


Sudan (185)
United Kingdom (21,421)

Other geographical areas

El Gezira (43)
Sahel (106)
Sahara Desert (1,016)
Northern Africa (2,841)
Africa (5,755)
Greater London (7,856)