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Adrift on the Nile

Naguib Mahfouz

Adrift on the Nile

by Naguib Mahfouz

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Published by The American University in Cairo Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNaguib Mahfouz. Transl. by Frances Liardet
ContributionsFrancis Liardet (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13164382M
ISBN 10977424530X

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All of the characters in this book are fictitious, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Maḥfūż, Najīb, – [Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl.

English] Adrift on the Nile / Naguib Mahfouz; translated by Frances Liardet. Adrift on the Nile, one of the brief novels Mahfouz wrote in the ’60s after completing his massive Cairo Trilogy, is an exception to the rule and a good introduction to his work.

Translated from the Arabic by Frances Liardet, it was published by Anchor Books in Adrift on the Nile Naguib Mahfouz, Author, Jean Liardet, Translator, Frances Liardet, Translator Doubleday Books $21 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Adrift on the Nile is a dark look at a troubled society, the surface merriment and excess barely veiling the very fundamental faults in it.

It's effectively presented, though the teasing banter can get to be a bit wearisome, and the book seems at times more sketch than novel.

The houseboat lay still on the leaden waters of the Nile, as familiar to him as a face. To the right there was an empty space, once occupied by another houseboat before the current swept it away, and to the left, on a wide bank of the shore, a simple mosque surrounded by a mudbrick - File Size: KB.

Ten young professionals spend their evenings drifting in a houseboat on the Nile until a senseless tragedy splits them apart—in a brief novel, the most clearly modernist work yet translated into English by the Nobel-winning author of The Cairo Trilogy.

The group's master of ceremonies, Anis Zaki, is a widower at the Ministry of Health whose addiction to smoking kef is so severe that he. First published inNaguib Mahfouz’s Adrift on the Nile is an atmospheric novel that dramatizes the rootlessness of Egypt’s cosmopolitan middle class.

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The age of Nasser has ushered in enormous social change, and most of the middle-aged Free shipping over $/5(3). Get this from a library. Adrift on the Nile. [Najīb Maḥfūẓ] -- For the thousands of devoted readers of Naguib Mahfouz's The Cairo Trilogy, Adrift on the Nile - first published in Arabic in - will be an exciting and dramatic change of pace.

In elegant and. Adrift on the Nile. Ragab continued, indicating Mustafa now. “Mustafa Rashid, the well-known lawyer. Successful advocate and philosopher as well, married to an inspector in the Ministry of Education.

He searches earnestly for the Absolute, and no doubt he will succeed in finding it one of these nights. Now that she is here, we have broken. Mahfouz was born in Cairo, Egypt in He wrote 34 novels and over short stories.

He studied philosophy at Cairo University and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in While he is notably known for The Cairo Trilogy, another book he wrote that is no less a work of art, is Adrift on the Nile. The title alone holds huge significance.

All of the characters in this book are fictitious, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Maḥfūż, Najīb, – [Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl. English] Adrift on the Nile / Naguib Mahfouz; translated by Frances Liardet.

/5(32). First published inNaguib Mahfouz’s Adrift on the Nile is an atmospheric novel that dramatizes the rootlessness of Egypt’s cosmopolitan middle class.

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