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Overview

The Hashish Waiter by Khairy Shalaby, Adam Talib, Khayri Shalabi

A serious comic novel from the award-winning author of The Lodging House

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789774163005
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Khairy Shalaby (1938-2011) was born in Kafr al-Shaykh in Egypt's Nile Delta. He wrote seventy books, including novels, short stories, historical tales, and critical studies. His novel The Lodging House was awarded the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature in 2003, and was published in English translation by the AUC Press in 2006.

Adam Talib is assistant professor in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations at the American University in Cairo, and is the translator of Mekkawi Said's Cairo Swan Song (AUC Press, 2009).

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