|Dweller in Truth A Novel Naguib Mahfouz. “Egypt is a country of timeless |
traditions, and women are the sacred guardians of this heritage.” “Duty, too,
dwells within me.” Nefertiti remained wary and reserved throughout her visit. She
spoke, but ...
|Translated by Raymond Stock From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|As they make their way through Cairo's lavish high society their precarious charade begins to unravel and the terrible price of Mahgub's Faustian bargain becomes clear. Translated by William M. Hutchins From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|Such are the tales that make up this volume of five masterly stories by the young Naguib Mahfouz, all inspired by the Egypt of the pharaohs. The stories reveal his wide reading of Egypt's (and the world's) oldest history and literature.|
|The Day the Leader Was Killed brings us the essence of Mahfouz's genius and is further proof that he has, in the words of the Nobel citation, "formed an Arabic narrative art that applies to all mankind." From the Trade Paperback edition.|