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"An allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers." -- Naguib Mahfouz
Naguib Mahfouz (, ) (December 11, 1911 — August 30, 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. He published over 50 novels, over 350 short stories, dozens of movie scripts, and five plays over a 70-year career. Many of his works have been made into Egyptian and foreign films.
Total Books: 210
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