The Lazy Ones

A family of idlers in Cairo, willingly afflicted by a sleeping sickness, 'death's brother', according to the author who said, 'The more you are idle, the more you have time to reflect. Laziness is a critical position by which to judge the world'; reissued recently as 'Laziness in the Fertile Valley', and a movie version by Nikos Panagiotopoulos in 1978; translated by William Goyen.

Publisher: New Directions. First American edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: Norfolk, CT
Fine in dustwrapper.


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