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A Cloudy Day on the Western Shore

Mohamed Mansi Qandil
Translated from the Arabic by Barbara Romaine

Paper $34.95    |    978-0-8156-1109-7    |    2018

ebook 978-0-8156-5462-9

Combining allegory with magical realism, this epic novel takes readers on a journey through Egyptian history.

"This is an extremely well-crafted and indeed often erudite work of fiction."—Roger Allen, author of The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction

  A Cloudy Day on the Western Shore

  Award-winning Egyptian novelist Mohamed al-Mansi Qandil was born in the Nile delta. He went to medical school and worked as a country doctor before beginning to write fiction. He has published several novels, short-story collections, and children’s books, and now lives in Canada. Barbara Romaine has translated a number of novels by Radwa Ashour, as well as Bahaa’ Taher’s Aunt Safiyya and the Monastery. In 2011, her translation of Spectres was runner-up for the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize. She has taught Arabic at several universities for over twenty years.

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