Naguib Mahfouz

Cairo Modern

By Naguib Mahfouz - Published 2010



Four young men, Mahgub Abd al-Da’im, Ali Taha, Ahmad Badir and Ma’mun Radwan, meet to discuss current events in 1930s Egypt ...Read Review

Three Novels of Ancient Egypt: Khufu’s Wisdom, Rhadopis of Nubia, Thebes at War

By Naguib Mahfouz - Published 2007


Alternate HistoryLiterary

Go figure. Just when you think you know the rules of historical fiction—pitfalls to avoid such as anachronisms, being moralistic, or threading ...Read Review

Akhenaten: Dweller In Truth

By Naguib Mahfouz - Published 2000


Biographical Fiction

The story of the “heretic” Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten and his fabulously beautiful wife, Nefertiti, continues to fascinate, as evidenced in this recent translation ...Read Review