Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories by Ghassan Kanafani

Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories

Ghassan Kanafani

fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

205 pages | first published 2019


This collection of important stories by novelist, journalist, teacher, and Palestinian activist Ghassan Kanafani includes the stunning novella Men in the Sun (1962), the basis of the The Deceived. Also in the volume are "The Land of Sad Oranges" (...
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