Respected sir

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Quartet Books, Limited, 1986 - Fiction - 154 pages
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Alienation is the theme Mahfouz investigates in these three latest translations. The earliest, Autumn Quail (1962), looks back on the revolution in Egypt through the character of Isa. Formerly a high ... Read full review


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Writer Naguib Mahfouz was born on December 11, 1911 in Cairo, Egypt and later graduated from the University of Cairo. Mahfouz took on several civil service and government department jobs to supplement his income while writing. Mahfouz wrote three novels depicting Egyptian life: "The Games of Fate," "The Cairo Trilogy," and "Children of Gebelawi." For his writing, Mahfouz was awarded the Egyptian State Prize, the Presidential Medal from the American University in Cairo, and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988. He died as a result of a head injury on August 30, 2006 at the age of 94.

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