A novel based on true events; narrated by one of the author’s friends about a young spoiled man named “Sherif” who got fired from work and kicked out from home by his father to go back to the house that he grew up in… his grandmother’s house… where he is faced with diverse percephons.
A collection of short stories where the author tackles the lives of different types of oppressed characters, represented in twelve women working as maids or nannies. She portrays the nature of their work, highlighting their needs, desires and inner feelings, as a result of oppression and violation of their basic rights as human beings, coupled with poverty and the deteriorating social and humanitarian conditions they have to live through. The author provides vivid description of the impact of all that on them and their families, highlighting the absence of the humane dimension in their lives.
In a simple – yet engaging – enlightened language, inventive embodiment of characters and careful spinning of fine details, this collection of stories enables
us to look at the world from multiple angles, starting from the perspective of a young girl up to the grandmother who has discussed a number of daring and
controversial topics in a manner befitting her years of life experience and the writerÕs maturity.
The Shadow of the Apple is a special realistic fiction. The novel revolves around an imaginative incident. The Nile Delta sinks due to a torrential flood, in which Alaa El Sayed Tawfiq survives and shelters on an island that emerged in the middle of the new sea where he met a woman and three children, whom survived on same island. We hear the bitterness of their personal defeats through the skillful narrative of the writer and doctor Mohamed Ibrahim Qandil in his first published work, that won the Literature News Award for the novel.
“This program aims at enabling all humans, without exception, to vitally communicate through the development of the responsible nerve cells in the brain. You are a physician and know for fact that when brain cells practice doing something , they get better by time, until they can do it automatically and professionally like a musician who first learns the basics of playing an instrument and eventually, becomes a creative producer”.
“And how will you grant all humans this ability?”
“Through awakening the “dormant” my dear!!”
The book deals with great people who enriched the minds and souls of the nation. It was compiled by the great journalist Sana El Baisy in the book The World of Certainty, calling for using the rational mind in thinking and reflecting, without neglecting a text or belittling an interpretation.
The book consists of 12 chapters. She started the first chapter by talking about the Prophet Mohamed, peace be upon him, and then talked about some of the other prophets, as the father of the prophets, Ibrahim, the patient Ayoub and Yahya.
In the other chapters, she spotted glimpses of the lives of men and women who were a light to humanity and a symbol of thought, ethics, and faith. Among them are Khadija bint Khuwailid, Omar Ibn El Khattab, and Abu Bakr El Siddiq. Then she mentioned the four Imams; Malik, Abu Hanifa El Nu’man, El Shaafa’y and Ibn Hanbal. She also mentioned the holy Azhar Imams; Omar Makram, Imam Mohamed Abdo, Moustafa Abd El Raziq, El Baqury and El Shaarawy. She talked about other thinkers as Goethe and Bent El Shatea. About Qur’an readers, she mentioned Sheikh Mohammed Refaat and Sheikh Moustafa Ismail.
Sana El Baisy did not neglect the critical historical events. She tackled the adversity we suffer, analyzing our conditions today, and the Israeli attempts to distort the essence of true religion and thought.
Through his literary work that has added a great deal to the literature of espionage, we have been acknowledged of the details and heroes of this world.
In this book, Saleh Morsi starts off with a study that reveals how the world of espionage was created, and how it developed from the very beginning up to the latest stories that intrigue people everywhere.
The author managed to validate each and every piece of information presented, as accurately as possible, as if he was walking very cautiously through a spider’s web.
“Time passes by but we never pass it. And when it passes by we are never able to get out of it or stop it”. A title blending two Arabic words, Zaman (time) and Makan (place), takes us back in time to interact with the present and realize through its incidents that blend historical events, those imagined by the author and others inspired by our present reality, that we are mere time spots radiating light whenever its due time comes. Based on such thinking and view, Tharwat Al-Kharabawy, takes us on a journey through time. He tackles the challenges facing Islam in our modern time, shedding light on those who use religion as a tool to fulfill their agendas, putting us in confrontation with our weak and feeble present.