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Midaq Alley - The Thief and the dogs - Miramar
Midaq Alley - The Thief and the dogs - Miramar Author:Mahouz, Naguib Mahfouz's work is freshly nuanced and hauntingly lyrical. The Nobel Prize acknowledges the universal significance of Mahfouz's fiction - LA Times Book Review — Naguib Mahfouz, the most successful and well-known novelist in the Arab world, was born in the Jamaliyz quarter of Cairo, Egypt in 1911. He graduated from Cairo University in 1934 with a d... more »egree in philosophy and has worked as a civil servant, a Cairo Univ. administrator, and for governmental film broadcasting organizations. Mahfouz has published more than forty volumes of novels and short stories over the past fifty years, many of which have been made into films. In 1988, Naguib Mahfouz was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.