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Voices from the Other World: Ancient Egyptian Tales

Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz reaches back millennia to his homeland s majestic past in this enchanting collection of early tales that brings the world of ancient Egypt face to face with our own times.From the Predynastic Period, where a cabal of entrenched rulers banish virtue in jealous defense of their status, to the Fifth Dynasty, where a Pharaoh returns from an extend Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz reaches back millennia to his homeland s majestic past in this enchanting collection of early tales that brings the world of ancient Egypt face to face with our own times.From the Predynastic Period, where a cabal of entrenched rulers banish virtue in jealous defense of their status, to the Fifth Dynasty, where a Pharaoh returns from an extended leave to find that only his dog has remained loyal, to the twentieth century, where a mummy from the Eighteenth Dynasty awakens in fury to reproach a modern Egyptian nobleman for his arrogance, these five stories conduct timeless truths over the course of thousands of years Summoning the power and mystery of a legendary civilization, they examplify the artistry that has made Mahfouz among the most revered writers in world literature.Translated by Raymond Stock

Title : Voices from the Other World: Ancient Egyptian Tales
Author :  Naguib Mahfouz
Language : English
Isbn : 1400076668
Format : Paperback
Pages : 112 pages

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