Being Abbas el Abd

  • 131 Pages
  • 3.68 MB
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American University in Cairo Press , Cairo, Egypt, New York
StatementAhmed Alaidy ; translated by Humphrey Davies
ContributionsDavies, Humphrey T.
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17216291M
ISBN 109794160045, 9774160045
ISBN 139789774160042

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Although the author’s command of Arabic is quite sound and the work in hand is largely literary, An Takoon Abbas el-Abd fails to hold the reader’s attention and in part the repetitiveness (although essential to the characters psyche) becomes irritating.

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Being Abbas el Abd Book Description: “The millennial generation’s most celebrated literary achievement."—Al-Ahram Weekly “The first glimmer of hope for a true fictional renaissance—an instantly rewarding read embraced by an unprecedented range of literary figures"—The Daily Star What is madness?".

He has written satirical stories for young people and currently writes a political comic strip for an Egyptian weekly. Alaidy has participated in international writers’ programs at Iowa University and Hong Kong Baptist University.

He has previously published a long short story; Being Abbas el Abd is his first novel/5(5). “The millennial Being Abbas el Abd book most celebrated literary achievement.”—Al-Ahram Weekly “The first glimmer of hope for a true fictional renaissance—an instantly rewarding read embraced by an unprecedented range of literary figures”—The Daily Star What is madness?” asks the narrator of Ahmed Alaidy’s jittery, funny, and angry novel.

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About the Author Ahmed Alaidy was born instudied marketing at Cairo University, and has worked as a scriptwriter on quiz shows and for the cinema, and as a book designer/5(5). Download PDF Being Abbas El Abd Authored by Ahmed Alaidy, Humphrey Davies Released at - Filesize: MB Reviews Thorough manual for pdf lovers.

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The clash of civilizations isn’t overt here, but it goes to the root of the novel, Awni, Abbas, and the narrator each struggling with it in a variety of sometimes radical ways. Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best. From classics to self-help, cookbooks, children's books and more.

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Being Abbas El Abd [An Takun ‘Abbas al-‘Abd], describes a suspended state of being, of being in the conditional, only insofar as.

By subverting, from the start, “to be or not to be”, Alaidy undermines Egypt’s relation to Shakespeare, to English education and to the good old days. In March ofKutub explored Ahmed Alaidy’s first novel, Being Abbas El Abd (An Takoun Abbas El Abd).

Being Abbas El Abd is an unconventionally and somewhat disorganized experience. Held together without a typical plot or timeline, its eleven chapters are an amalgam of subversive thoughts, humorous and then angry outbursts, wild punctuation and. Being Abbas el Abd, as the title might suggest, is a novel that deals with identity on all its levels.

One of the main storylines is the narrator's friend, Abbas el Abd, setting him up on a date: One of the main storylines is the narrator's friend, Abbas el Abd, setting him up on a date. Being Abbas el Abd, Ahmed Alaidy, American University in Cairo Press, Among the mentors who Ahmed Alaidy thanks in the acknowledgements to this short novel is Chuck Palahniuk, and the influence shows.

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Admittedly, this kind of literary tourism is probably unfair grounds on which to assess a book, and I do hope it gets more contextualized attention by a less naïve reader.

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Ahmed Alaidy, أحمد العايدي (in Arabic), is an Egyptian novelist, scriptwriter, poet, editor, and Comics Writer born on Decem He is the author of the novel Being Abbas El Abd (), (An Takoun Abbas El Abd) (), أن تكون عباس العبد (in Arabic).

He studied marketing at Cairo Univers Born: Decem (age 44). Mar 4, - Being Abbas El Abd (Book Cover) on Behance. Mar 4, - Being Abbas El Abd (Book Cover) on Behance.

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