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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. Over a...read more

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. Over a career that lasted more than five decades, he wrote 33 novels, 13 short story anthologies, numerous plays, and 30 screenplays. Of his many works, most famous is The Cairo Trilogy, consisting of Palace Walk (1956), Palace of Desire (1957), and Sugar Street (1957), which focuses on a Cairo family through three generations, from 1917 until 1952. In 1988, he became the first writer in Arabic to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. He died in August 2006.


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Palace Walk

The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 1

Written by Naguib Mahfouz

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Akhenaten

Dweller in Truth A Novel

Written by Naguib Mahfouz

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The Cairo Trilogy

Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

Written by Naguib Mahfouz
Introduction by Edward W. Said

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Palace of Desire

The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 2

Written by Naguib Mahfouz

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Sugar Street

The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 3

Written by Naguib Mahfouz

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Voices from the Other World

Ancient Egyptian Tales

Written by Naguib Mahfouz
Translated by Raymond Stock

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The Time and the Place

And Other Stories

Written by Naguib Mahfouz

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The Seventh Heaven

Supernatural Tales

Written by Naguib Mahfouz
Translated by Raymond Stock

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The Dreams

Written by Naguib Mahfouz
Translated by Raymond Stock

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Contemporary World Literature

The African Trilogy; House of the Spirits; One Hundred Years of Solitude; The Cairo Trilogy; A House for Mr. Biswas; Midnight's Children

Written by Chinua Achebe, Isabel Allende, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Naguib Mahfouz and V.S. Naipaul


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