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Arabian Essays
Arabian Essays
By Ghazi A. Algosaibi
Kegan Paul International, 1982, 117 pp.

Saudi Arabia's Minister of Industry describes himself as "a poet, minor academic, and major bureaucrat." These talks and essays, touching on many subjects from poetry to politics, include a revealing sketch of the late King Faisal's foreign policy. All of them should be of interest to the student of Middle East politics in that they reflect the thought and character of a man of important influence in an important country.