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Miramar

Author: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Fatma Moussa Mahmoud; John Fowles; Trevor Le Gassick
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Three Continents Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd U.S. ed., augmentedView all editions and formats
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Politically this novel deals with the historical past. Egypt has become less of a socialist country than what it appears to be. Influence and wealth reside over qualifications. One of Mahfouz's most lyrical novels, this story is an insider's look at old Alexandria, offering the classic plot of intertwined characters living in a small hotel in post-revolutinary Egypt. A retired journalist and his woman friend, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Fatma Moussa Mahmoud; John Fowles; Trevor Le Gassick
ISBN: 0894106937 9780894106934
OCLC Number: 20827215
Language Note: Translation of: Mīrāmār.
Description: xv, 156 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Amer Wagdi --
Hosni Allam --
Mansour Bahy --
Sarhan el-Beheiry --
Amer Wagdi.
Other Titles: Mīrāmār.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; translated from the Arabic by Fatma Moussa-Mahmoud ; original 1978 introduction by John Fowles ; new critical postface by Trevor Le Gassick.

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Politically this novel deals with the historical past. Egypt has become less of a socialist country than what it appears to be. Influence and wealth reside over qualifications. One of Mahfouz's most lyrical novels, this story is an insider's look at old Alexandria, offering the classic plot of intertwined characters living in a small hotel in post-revolutinary Egypt. A retired journalist and his woman friend, who manages the hotel, combine efforts to re-examine an Egypt which has just undergone the Socialist Revolution.

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