12 - 18 August 1999
Issue No. 442
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Abdel-Wahab Al-BayyatiThe lines of his face are the strings of a violin -- this is only natural, since his words were a melody. His eyebrows are the parentheses of despair, framing the tragedy of exile; but there was consolation, for his golden years, the '60s, were spent in Cairo. Farewell, Abdel-Wahab Al-Bayyati. Farewell to the full moon of exile.
By George Bahgory