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The Hunter of the Chrysalises (Or the Grub Hunter)
Amir Tag Elsir
The Hunter of the Chrysalises is the story of a former secret service agent who, having been forced to retire due to an accident, decides to write a novel about his experiences. He starts to visit a café frequented by intellectuals, only to find himself the subject of police scrutiny.
(Thaqafa I-al-Nashr - Cultural Publications)
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