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36 I thi11k : J eremy Croni n , u n titled, in liiSide (J ohan nesburg: Ravan Press, 1 nine eighty three) , p . 23; There we're: ' team photograph from Pretoria neighborhood at the social gathering of a Fourth A n n iversary (Never Take n) ', ibid . , pp. 2 1 -22 . 37 you COIIIIIIUI! e: ' For Comrades in Soli tary Confinement', ibid . , p. 2 five ; this factor: ' I n the Naval Base', ibid. , p. three nine ; I payment: ' Poe m-Shrike', ibid. , p. three . 38 Tlrere is a hundred and ten manner : M ongane Wally Serote, a tricky story (London: Kliptown B ooks, 1 nine 87) , p. three 1 . 39 We/ we're m er r : ibi d . , p . 22. 39 so-and-so is pissing: Mongane Wally Serot e, 3rd international show (Cap e city : David Philip Publishers, 1 ninety nine 2) , p. 2 7 . 39 We warrt t h e global: Serote, a difficult story, p . 7 . 39 /11 tire lreart: Serote, 3rd Wo rld convey, p . 1 . forty despa ir: ibid . , p. 2 five ; blacks a n d whites : ibi d . , pp. 27-28 . forty-one HI/rat ca1 1 we do: ibid . , p p . 2G-2 1 . forty two m etahistory: Octavi o Paz, ' I mp erial D emocracy', in On e Earth, 4 or 5 Worlds : Rdfections 011 Coutemporary historical past (New York: H arcourt Brace J o vanovich, 1 ninety nine 2) , p. 30. forty two On e morn ing: Sero te, A tricky story, pp. 43-44. three. Z aabalawi : The hid facet forty three don't be q(raid: M arcel Proust; from my notebooks; resource no longer pointed out. forty four God be rvith you : Naguib Mahfouz, ' Zaabala,vi', in Time and where a n d Otlrer tales, trans. Denys Johnson-D avies (Garden Ci ty, N. Y. : D oubleday, 1 nine nine 1 ) , p . 7. certain i must locate: ibi d . , p . 1 four . forty five h is position: Amos oz.. Fima (London : Chatto & Windus, 1 993) , p . 1 23 . sitra de-itkasia : ibi d . , p. 20 7 . forty six Cairo Trilogy: Naguib Mahfouz, Palace stroll, Palace cif hope, Sugar road: The Cairo Trilogy (Garde n Ci ty, N. Y. : Doubleday/Anchor, 1 ninety nine 1 , 1 ninety nine 1 , 1 nine ninety three) . forty six with an identical enth usiasm : Mahfouz, Palace stroll, p. 1 7 . forty seven Ire strove to maintain : ibid. , p. 1 30; Gerrtlemen : ibid . , p . 268; regardless of his 1 1 1 1 m ber: ibid . • p. ninety nine. forty eight Tlrirst for romance : ibid. , p. eight five . forty eight tire o11ly illlervierv: at th e ti me of wri ting; after the assault on his li fe Mahfouz gave numerous intervi ews . 1 39 N O T li S forty eight T O P A G E S four eight - 7 2 111h a t is the subjed: Charlotte El S habrawy, ' The An of Fiction: Naguib Mahfouz', intervi ew, Pa ris assessment, no. 1 23 (Summer 1 992) . forty nine 50 fifty one Wiry don 't yo u : Mahfouz, Palace stroll, p. 1 6 1 . Afay God damage: ibid. , p. 39; yet what -will you assert: ibid . , p . five 6 . I 'm s o h appy: ibid. , p . three three zero ; He couldn't have stood: ibi d . , p. 357; a jrie11d: ibid . , pp . four 2 1 -422; holiday each lin okay : ibid . , p. 425 . fifty two Don 't mistake me: ibid. , p . 425. fifty three retumed to Iris unique: Mahfouz, Palace of wish, p. eighty two. fifty four wish: ibid . ; each one hugely appealing: ibi d . , p . seventy eight; I instinctively hate: ibid . , p . four 1 ; those humans: ibid . , p . 39. fifty five it truly is marriage: ibid . , p . 1 nine . fifty six A natio11 : ibid. , p . 1 seventy eight ; unusually sufficient : ibid . , p. 227. fifty seven You 're no longer a prisoner: ibid. , p. 1 sixty three ; VI/here's faith . . . Couldn 't you fmd . . . fifty eight The Believer: ibid . , p . 344; Is there anyth ing: ibi d .