City of Love and Ashes

City of Love and Ashes

يوسف إدريس (مؤلف/مؤلفة)

R. Neil Hewison (مترجم/مترجمة)



نشرت الطبعة سنة 2001 باللّغة الإنجليزية
Cairo, January 1952. Egypt is at a critical point in its modern history, struggling to throw off the yoke of the seventy-year British occupation and its corrupt royalist allies. Hamza is a committed young radical, his goal to build a secret armed brigade to fight for freedom, independence, and national self-esteem. Fawziya is a woman with a mission too, keen to support the cause. Among the ashes of the city love may grow, but at a time of national struggle what place do personal feelings have beside the greater love for a shackled homeland? In this finely crafted novel, Yusuf Idris, best known as the master of the Arabic short story, brings to life not only some of the most human characters in modern Arabic fiction but the soul of Cairo itself...

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Blue Lorries
بين القصرين
مسرى الغرانيق في مدن العقيق
الباب المفتوح
The Heron
The Man from Bashmour
شمسان على النيل

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