A highly charged, tightly written tale of intersecting lives that provides us with both an engaging and powerful story as well as a vivid portrait of life in Egypt in the late 1960’s.
Nobel PrizeWINNER 1988
"With Miramar we are in the hands of a considerable novelist, and one who knows his country’s complex problems, and complex soul, profoundly."–John Fowles
About Naguib Mahfouz
Naguib Mahfouz was born in Cairo in 1911 and began writing when he was seventeen. A student of philosophy and an avid reader, his works range from reimaginings of ancient myths to subtle commentaries on contemporary Egyptian politics and culture…. More about Naguib Mahfouz