The most important Arabic novel of the 20th Century

The most important Arabic novel of the 20th Century

ROBERT IRWIN gives the 2017 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize Lecture on Tayeb Salih's novel Season of Migration to the North: 'The most important Arabic novel of the 20th Century'

The masterpiece of the Sudanese writer Tayeb Salih (1929-2009), Season of Migration to the North was first published in Arabic in 1966, with its English translation by Denys Johnson-Davies being published in 1969.

"Season of Migration to the North, by Tayeb Salih, is an eloquent and restrained portrait of one man's exile. ...

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135 attendees (None invited)

Venue

The British Library
96 Euston Road

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