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Grandfather's Tale

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In Damascus, an old woman tells her grandchildren tales of her own grandfather who had come from Daghestan in the Caucasus many years before.My Grandfather's Tale explores the close links between the Muslim Caucasus and the Arab world against a backdrop of conflict with the Russian empire. It is a story of yearning and return, rooted in the rituals of the Muslim faith and transcending the imperial frontiers of the time.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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August 1998 : UK Paperback

Title: Grandfather's Tale (Fiction Series)
Author(s): Ulfat Idilbi
ISBN: 0-7043-8100-1 / 978-0-7043-8100-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quartet Books
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