Karnak Cafe: A Modern Arabic Novel (Hardcover)

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By Naguib Mahfouz, Roger Allen (Translator)
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A politically charged novel from Egypt's Nobel laureate

About the Author

Naguib Mahfouz (1911 2006) was the most important Arabic writer of his generation. He is the author of over thirty novels, including "The Cairo Trilogy", "Thief and the Dog", "Miramar", and "Children of the Alley". He is the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Roger Allen is professor of Arabic language and literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Among his translations are Naguib Mahfouz's Mirrors (AUC Press, 1999) and Bensalem Himmich's The Polymath (AUC Press, 2000).
Product Details
ISBN: 9789774160721
ISBN-10: 977416072X
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press
Publication Date: September 7th, 2007
Pages: 110
Language: English