AUC Press Paperback: 142 pages Novel - Arabic Literature

  • Brand: Naguib Mahfouz
  • SKU: 9789774241604
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After the death of his mother, who was a pimp, Saber makes his way to Cairo in search of his father, Sayed Al-Rahimi. The rich man who will save him from loss and rescue him from bankruptcy. In Cairo, he learns about “Elham,” the model of pure love and human transcendence, and “Karima,” the model of betrayal, sensual pleasure, and physical pleasure. But he is unable to reach his father, and he ends up killing Karima’s husband out of greed for her and his money, and then killing Karima herself. His fate becomes a noose.