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The Arabian Nightmare (Paperback)

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He narrates a complex tangle of dreams and imaginings that describe an atmosphere constantly shifting between sumptuously learned orientalism, erotic adventure, and dry humor. The result is a thought-provoking puzzle box of sex, philosophy, and theology. Reminiscent of Italo Calvino, and Umberto Eco, this cult classic is finally back in print!

About the Author


ROBERT IRWIN, the eminent Arabist, is the author of The Arabian Nightmare, Exquisite Corpse, Dangerous Knowledge, Prayer-Cushions of the Flesh</em>, and The Limits of Vision.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781585672172
ISBN-10: 1585672173
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication Date: April 30th, 2002
Pages: 266
Language: English