The Resource The calligrapher's secret, Rafik Schami ; translated from German by Anthea Bell

The calligrapher's secret, Rafik Schami ; translated from German by Anthea Bell

Label
The calligrapher's secret
Title
The calligrapher's secret
Statement of responsibility
Rafik Schami ; translated from German by Anthea Bell
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Even as a young man, Hamid Farsi is acclaimed as a master of the art of calligraphy. But as time goes by, he sees that weaknesses in the Arabic language and its script limit its uses in the modern world. In a secret society, he works out schemes for radical reform, never guessing what risks he is running and how far the purists are willing to go to stop him. His beautiful wife, Nura, is ignorant of the great plans on her husband's mind. She knows only his cold, avaricious side and so it is no wonder she feels flattered by the attentions of his amusing, lively young apprentice. And so begins a passionate love story--the love of a Muslim woman and a Christian man--Cover, [p.4]
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
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Schami, Rafik
Dewey number
833/.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
PT2680.A448
LC item number
G4413 2011
Literary form
novels
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Bell, Anthea
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  • Calligraphers
  • Husband and wife
  • Apprentices
  • Damascus (Syria)
Label
The calligrapher's secret, Rafik Schami ; translated from German by Anthea Bell
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn635476658
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9781566568302
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010031240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)635476658
Label
The calligrapher's secret, Rafik Schami ; translated from German by Anthea Bell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn635476658
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9781566568302
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010031240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)635476658

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