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  • Rhadopis of Nubiaby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00

    Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz mines the riches of his homeland?s ancient past in R hadopis of Nubia , an unforgettable love story set against the high politics of Egypt?s Sixth Dynasty. While the ravishing courtesan Rhadopis is bathing, a falcon lifts one of her golden sandals and drops it into the lap of the Pharaoh Merenra II. Upon hearing Rhadopis... more...

  • Thebes at Warby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

    Known and loved throughout Egypt as a work that celebrates the national character, Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz?s Thebes at War tells of a high point in Egyptian history?ancient Egypt?s defeat of Asiatic foreigners who had dominated northern Egypt for two hundred years. With a visit from a court official and a provocative insult, the southern pharaoh?s... more...

  • Akhenatenby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95

    From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and author of the Cairo trilogy, comes Akhenaten , a fascinating work of fiction about the most infamous pharaoh of ancient Egypt. In this beguiling new novel, originally published in 1985 and now appearing for the first time in the United States, Mahfouz tells with extraordinary insight the story... more...

  • The Day the Leader Was Killedby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.95

    From the Nobel Prize laureate and author of the acclaimed Cairo Trilogy, a beguiling and artfully compact novel set in Sadat's Egypt. "[Mahfouz] is not only a Hugo and a Dickens, but also a Galsworthy, Zola and a Jules Romain."--Edward Said The time is 1981, Anwar al-Sadat is president, and Egypt is lurching into the modern world. Set against this... more...

  • Cairo Modernby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In Naguib Mahfouz's suspenseful novel a bitter and ambitious nihilist, a beautiful and impoverished student, and a corrupt official engage in a doomed ménage à trois. Cairo of the 1930s is a place of vast social and economic inequities. It is also a time of change, when the universities have just opened to women and heady new philosophies imported... more...

  • Karnak Cafeby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    In this gripping and suspenseful novella from the Egyptian Nobel Prize-winner, three young friends survive interrogation by the secret police, only to find their lives poisoned by suspicion, fear, and betrayal. At a Cairo café in the 1960s, a legendary former belly dancer lovingly presides over a boisterous family of regulars, including a group of... more...

  • Morning and Evening Talkby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    This unusual epic from the Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz portrays five generations of one sprawling family against the upheavals of two centuries of modern Egyptian history.Set in Cairo, Morning and Evening Talk traces three related families from the arrival of Napoleon to the 1980s, through short character sketches arranged in alphabetical order.... more...

  • The Mirageby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95

    A stunning example of Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz?s psychological portraiture, The Mirage is the story of an intense young man who has been so dominated by his mother that her death sets him dangerously adrift in a world he cannot manage alone. Kamil Ru?ba is a tortured soul who hopes that writing the story of his life will... more...

  • Khan al-Kaliliby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Khan al-Khalili,  by Egyptian Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz, portrays the clash of old and new in an historic Cairo neighborhood as German bombs fall on the city.    The time is 1942, World War II is at its height, and the Africa Campaign is raging along the northern coast of Egypt. Against this backdrop, Mahfouz?s novel tells the story of the Akifs,... more...

  • Before the Throneby Naguib Mahfouz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95

    Nearly sixty of Egypt?s past leaders?from the time of the Pharoahs to the twentieth century?are summoned to judgment in the Court of Osiris in the Afterlife, in this extraordinary novel by Nobel Prize?winning author Naguib Mahfouz. Before the Throne calls forth a parade of those who have shaped the modern nation of Egypt?from the ruler who first... more...