Before the Throne: A Modern Arabic Novel By. Naguib Mahfouz Trans. Raymond Stock

Product code: 9789774162916 AUC Press Egypt
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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: American University in Cairo Press (15 Dec. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • Hardback
  • ISBN-13: 978-9774162916
In this extraodinary drama, Naguib Mahfouz reveals his love for Egypt s history. In Before The Throne, he summons sixty of Egypt s former rulers, from the ancient to the modern, to an afterlife court. The legacy of both the familiar and obscure are honoured. Full of Mahfouz s deep insight and rich, textured writing, this work skillfully follows 5,000 years of Egypt s history, arriving at the present day with surprising and controversial conclusions.


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Product Code 9789774162916 AUC Press Egypt
Weight 0.5kg