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The Beggar, the Thief and the Dogs, and Autumn Quail

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Synopsis:

These three novels, previously published separately, are meditations on the vicissitudes of post-Revolution Egypt. Nobel Laureate Mahfouz presents a remarkable portrait of the clash between past and present, a portrait that is ultimately an optimistic one in which the two will peacefully coexist.

About the Author

Naguib Mahfouz was born in Cairo in 1911 and began writing when he was seventeen. The author of more than thirty novels and fourteen collections of short stories, he was awarded the Novel Prize in Literature in 1988. He lives with his family in the Cairo suburb of Agouza.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385498357
Editor:
Mahfouz, Naguib
Author:
Mahfuz, Najib
Author:
Mahfouz, Naguib
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Mahfuz, Najib
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
104-493
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.06x5.28x1.05 in. .92 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , These three novels, previously published separately, are meditations on the vicissitudes of post-Revolution Egypt. Nobel Laureate Mahfouz presents a remarkable portrait of the clash between past and present, a portrait that is ultimately an optimistic one in which the two will peacefully coexist.
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