A primary school dropout who had no further formal education, but capitalized
on his iron will and determined mettle that placed him in competition with peers such as: Taha Hussien, Al Akkad, and Ahmed Lotfy Al Sayed. Shakib Raslan describes him as the genius master, a literary intellect, and an iconic Arab voice of reason.
Today, “Nahdet Misr”, revives the work of the man, whom “Mustafa Kamel” said about: “A day will come, when people will refer to Al Rafie , and say: He is a man, who embodied great wisdom in the most sophisticated linguistic frame conceivable.”
A mysterious Syriac manuscript, written by an anonymous writer, that’s been well kept for generations and decades… Sukkar didn’t know how impactful these words will be on his life and his friends’, as he travelled to Alexandria to meet them. Those words took them in a journey through time, space and the boundaries of the mind from the Alexandrian Salinas all the way to the white desert… to what end? … to what destiny?!
It never occurred to Sameh that one day he would experience “astral projection”, which allows the spirit to depart the body to become an invisible spectrum capable of flying and going anywhere without being noticed. One can even sneak into people’s dreams, talk to them, get to know their thoughts and roam the whole world before the spirit returns to the body. He learned many details about the world of crime and secret deals struck by the lords of evil in the dark!
It is a new film on paper, featuring your same favorite movie stars, along with pictures that introduce you to the movie in a more amusing way than 3D glasses.
She has been waiting for him at the end of the street, staring at a dress in a window shop to suddenly find him holding her hands. Without uttering a single word, the two walked together, side by side- she hanging her bag on her shoulder and he wearing his bamboo hat with a leather strap at its end. The air moved her wide dress, causing its silk fabric to touch his rough English wool pants as their bright black shoes walked in wise, slow and sad steps on the road pebbles.
The machine placed right in front of him kept producing the same call intermittent sound. He quickly ran to write a few numbers, letters and symbols. As soon as he was done with the letter, he got the code book to decipher the signs. There starts the story of an Egyptian agent who managed to tactfully fool the Mossad, the Israeli Intelligence Agency, for years. He was assigned an exciting and dangerous mission in Tel Aviv, where a surprise awaited him
A social, satirical, political and historical documentation of the invisible dimensions of our lives; it unveils them and puts them under the spotlight for us to comprehend and review the courses of our routes towards them.
It also addresses the pessimists, who refuse to have hopes for the future and purposefully disengage from their life, walking away from contributing to its betterment; and only participate in actions of criticism, and extortion.
A part of the book tackles many of the wrong behaviors we have, sarcastically, such as: double and even triple parking.
This literary piece is based on a popular radio show under the same title, it is a hit on the radio station 9090. It presents the extract of the show’s philosophy and all the cases it has discussed.
Is love a well-woven plan, if well outlined, that grants you the love of your beloved, regardless of how difficult this may be?
Or is it some sort of chemistry attracting two hearts, making you grow attached to someone and hateful of another without a clear reason?
Or is it divinely pre-destined even before we come to this world- something that is inevitable and cannot be escaped? Perhaps if you learn about the love story of Gitam, Marwa and Sherif, you will get to know the answer to these questions, despite its unique difficulty.
A series of stories, whose heroes are buildings and builders that present conclusive moments in Egypt’s architectural history or ” Al Gheitany’s” biography, intermitted by glimpses where Al Ghietany explains architectural expressions in metaphoric descriptions and a Sufi demeanor as he views things and their reflections and search for meanings and their antonyms.
Each story is an establishment of a life, a movement, a ray of light in a deserted human passage way with significant titles.
Al Gheitany swings between the visible and invisible, secrecy and revelation to tell more and more, without closing the building’s door at the end of the text.
A novel based on the author’s personal biography, telling the story of a young man named Hassan who spent his childhood in Gaza with his two brothers who are members in Hamas organization, his father, his mother and a sister- the youngest of them. Hassan lived through and witnessed many tales manifesting the contradiction between the Shaikhs’ talks and acts, as well as their refusal to engage in argument.
He was forced to abandon studies at Hamas Islamic University and move to Algeria to join the Faculty of Mass Communication at one of its universities. After he returned to Gaza, Hassan began to recognize the difference between the attitude of anti-occupation defense that has vanished in the air after Oslo treaty, the first Intifada (Uprising) and the armed conflict between Hamas and Fath groups.
You could hear a pin drop… and they knew that not before long, there will be screams, overpowered by the roars of guns and wailing of women nearby.
They might be raping a woman before the eyes of her husband and children, or killing a father in front of his children and turn his house’s yard into a blood filled pond…all of this is taking place now.
The book depicts in a fictional kind of narration a set of historical events and incidents that took place on the sides of the Blue River in the Middle Ages in one of the most powerful states of Abyssinia, the Christian state of Alawa.
The writer depicts the city, providing a careful and detailed description of life there, from the markets, to slave trade, to houses, to the conflict between the Church and the Palace – how it erupted and aggravated to reach a war that jeopardized the safety and existence of the entire kingdom – and the role of the King’s translator, Delmar, and his grandson Sisi in keeping the secrets of the kingdom and supporting the King.
The story revolves around a number of ladies and their husbands. During a dinner party, a strange incident happens to one of the ladies. With the flow of the events, conflicts and betrayals appear among the heroes. In addition to the occurrence of strange phenomena to some of them.
The heroine knows that there is a treasure hidden in her father’s palace in El Sayeda Nafissa, so they all gather to search for it. They fall into a dark passage and cannot get out. They discovered they have gone down the bottom of the palace, and all their attempts to get out lead them to the same point. Then something weird starts to snatch and kill the friends one by one, until we finally discover the surprise.