The Critical Case of a Man Called K (Hoopoe Fiction) (Paperback)

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By Aziz Mohammed, Humphrey Davies (Translator)
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A sensitive and at times darkly humorous story of a young man's experience of illness, his contemplation of death, and his determination to maintain his independence through it all

Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

After reading Kafka, K decides to write his own diary, but he is constantly frustrated by his lack of experiences: he is worn down by the drudgery of his corporate job for a faceless corporation and by his incessant family obligations.

When he receives the news that he has leukemia, he finds himself torn between a sense of devastation and a revelation that he has finally found a way out of his writing predicament. Through Mohammed's measured but forceful writing, this compelling debut has a universality that reaches across time, place, and culture.

About the Author

Aziz Muhammad (author) resides in Saudia Arabia. Humphrey Davies (translator) resides in Egypt.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781649030757
ISBN-10: 1649030754
Publisher: Hoopoe
Publication Date: April 13th, 2021
Pages: 266
Language: English
Series: Hoopoe Fiction