The Resource The patience stone : sang-e saboor, Atiq Rahimi ; translated by Polly McLean ; with an introduction by Khaled Hosseini

The patience stone : sang-e saboor, Atiq Rahimi ; translated by Polly McLean ; with an introduction by Khaled Hosseini

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The patience stone : sang-e saboor
Title
The patience stone
Title remainder
sang-e saboor
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Atiq Rahimi ; translated by Polly McLean ; with an introduction by Khaled Hosseini
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
In Persian folklore, Syngue Sabour is the name of a magical black stone, a patience stone, which absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. It is believed that the day it explodes, after having received too much hardship and pain, will be the day of the Apocalypse. But here, the Syngue Sabour is not a stone but rather a man lying brain-dead with a bullet lodged in his neck. His wife is with him, sitting by his side. But she resents him for having sacrificed her to the war, for never being able to resist the call to arms, for wanting to be a hero, and in the end, after all was said and done, for being incapacitated in a small skirmish
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Awards note
Le Prix Goncourt, 2008.
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DLC
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891/.563
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no index present
LC call number
PK6878.9.R34
LC item number
S9613 2009
Literary form
fiction
The patience stone : sang-e saboor, Atiq Rahimi ; translated by Polly McLean ; with an introduction by Khaled Hosseini
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The patience stone : sang-e saboor, Atiq Rahimi ; translated by Polly McLean ; with an introduction by Khaled Hosseini
Publication
Note
"Originally published in French as Syngué sabour by P.O.L. Éditeur in 2008"--T.p. verso
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20 cm.
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Extent
xii, 141 p.
Isbn
9781590513446
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009035737
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(OCoLC)419799849

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