The Day the Leader was Killed by tarek mahfouz
This book is a must read and study for any intermediate student of Arabic, the format of this book as follows: Arabic text on one page; its English translation on the opposite page; on the page that follows is comprehensive questions that is test your grammar, comprehension and vocabulary of the page that you just read. A one of a kind book. This novel by Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz; the Day the Leader Was Killed, is a succinct but significant work in contemporary Egypt. Through his sober and lyrical prose, Mahfouz has skillfully woven one of the darkest political backdrops in Egyptian history into his novel. Sealing off the seventies and reaching the threshold of a new decade.