A novel by the 1988 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Omar, a former revolutionary, is now a member of Cairo's 1950s bourgeoisie. Deprived by Nasser's revolution of any useful social function, he is haunted by feelings of failure and becomes alienated from his family and friends.

The Beggar 1990, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385264556

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The Beggar 1990, Doubleday, London

ISBN-13: 9780385400688

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