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Published by York Press in Fredericton, N.B., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Arabic fiction -- Egypt -- Translations into English.,
    • Arabic fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.,
    • Egypt -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated with a critical introduction by Saad El-Gabalawy.
      ContributionsEl-Gabalawy, Saad., Elkhadem, Saad., Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911-, Walī al-Dīn, Ismāʻīl.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ7695.E8 T48 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3103652M
      ISBN 100919966152, 0919966144
      LC Control Number82209552

      In the book, Mourad's hero, like in many French detective novels, works at odds with the powers that be. Indeed, his hero is even harassed by police for strolling with a young : Marcia Lynx Qualey. The book tells us what is happening to contemporary (Egyptian) Arabic as well as to the Arabs. This is a language refigured by the computer and mobile phone, by the closepacked discourses and jargons of the metropolis, by advertising and Hollywood, by psychobabble, by the English : Qunfuz.

        From Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz: the three magnificent novels--published in an omnibus edition for the first time--that form an ancient-Egyptian counterpart to his famous Cairo Trilogy. Mahfouz reaches back thousands of years to bring us tales from his homeland's majestic early history--tales of the Egyptian nobility and of war, star Author: Naguib Mahfouz. Naguib Mahfouz, also spelled Najīb Maḥfūẓ, (born Decem , Cairo, Egypt—died Aug , Cairo), Egyptian novelist and screenplay writer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in , the first Arabic writer to be so honoured.. Mahfouz was the son of a civil servant and grew up in Cairo’s Al-Jamāliyyah district. He attended the Egyptian University (now Cairo.

      His nearly forty novels and hundreds of short stories range from re-imaginings of ancient myths to subtle commentaries on contemporary Egyptian politics and culture. Of his many works, most famous is The Cairo Trilogy, consisting of Palace Walk (), Palace of Desire (), and Sugar Street (), which focuses on a Cairo family through.   This paperback compendium edition combines Naguib Mahfouz's first three novels, all set in ancient Egypt, which skillfully explore recurring themes within human relationships: the balance between destiny and individual agency, the sanctity of the bonds to the land and religion, and the constant power struggles that affect human lives at multiple :


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