Khan Al-Khalili - Mahfouz, Naguib
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The completion of Khan al-Khalili in 1945 marked a turning point in Naguib Mahfouz's career. Departing from the traditional themes drawn from Egyptian antiquity that characterize the author's earlier works, Khan al-Khalili reflects instead a deep concern with the lives and problems of contemporary Egyptians. The time is 1942, the Second World War is at its height, and the Africa Campaign is raging along the northern coast of Egypt as far as El Alamein. Against this backdrop of international upheaval, the novel tells the ...

Khan Al-Khalili 2011, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307742575

Trade paperback

Khan Al-Khalili 2008, American University in Cairo Press

ISBN-13: 9789774161919