Naguib Mahfouz  

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Naguib Mahfouz (11 December 1911 – 30 August 2006) was an Egyptian writer who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature. He is regarded as one of the first contemporary writers of Arabic literature, along with Tawfiq el-Hakim, to explore themes of existentialism.

Works

  • Old Egypt (1932, translated from English) مصر القديمة

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