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Being Abbas el Abd A Modern Arabic Novel

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ISBN-10: 9774163095

ISBN-13: 9789774163098

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ahmed Alaidy, Humphrey Davies

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

AHMED ALAIDY was born in 1974, studied marketing at Cairo University, and has worked as a scriptwriter on quiz shows and for the cinema, and as a book designer. He has written satirical stories for young people and currently writes a political comic strip for an Egyptian weekly. Alaidy has participated in international writers� programs at Iowa University and Hong Kong Baptist University. He has previously published a long short story; Being Abbas el Abd is his first novel.

Humphrey Davies is an award-winning translator of Arabic literature from the Ottoman period to the present. Writers he has translated include Yusuf al-Shirbini, Elias Khoury, Alaa Al Aswany, Bahaa Taher, Muhammad Mustagab, Gamal al-Ghitani, Hamdy el-Gazzar, Khaled Al-Berry, and Ahmed Alaidy. He lives in Cairo.