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Sep 20, 1989
| ISBN 9780385264587
Jun 15, 2016
| ISBN 9780525431640
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Sep 20, 1989 | ISBN 9780385264587
Jun 15, 2016 | ISBN 9780525431640
First published in 1956, this is a powerful portrayal of a middle-class Egyptian family confronted by material, moral, and spiritual problems during World War II.
Naguib Mahfouz was born in Cairo in 1911 and began writing when he was seventeen. 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… More about Naguib Mahfouz
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