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The Man Who Lost His Shadow [a novel]

Fathy Ghanem, translated by Desmond Stewart
ISBN: 978-0-89410-207-3
1980/352 pages

"A sober and lucid realism worthy of Maupassant."—Francis King, Sunday Telegraph

"What I most admire is the sheer literary skill with which the material is shaped and handled."—Kingsley Amis


The life of a young, ambitious Cairo journalist as seen through the eyes of the two women who love him and the two colleagues who befriend him, only to be betrayed. First published in Arabic. 


Fathy Ghanem is an Egyptian novelist and journalist. Desmond Stewart, a novelist and biographer, has lived for more than three decades in the Middle East.
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