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Ahmed Mourad

Later, referring to the rich and powerful, the fictional Ahmed says: Below, kourad questions with translator Robin Moger: View or edit your browsing history. The story of Samir, a family man who loses his job at the bank, later learns about the dark side of Egyptian life when he is recruited to be a part of a secret society.

Order by newest oldest recommendations. I read it in Arabic and loved it. Even on ahmmed second read, I found Vertigo delightfully funny. In short, it’s pulp fiction, aiming at action rather than depth.

5 Questions with Robin Moger on Translating Ahmed Mourad’s ‘Vertigo’

So, in vertigoo evenings, Mourad vented his anger by writing. What do you find interesting or noteworthy about Vertigo? To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Topics Egypt The Observer. Show 25 25 50 All. In Vertigoas in real life, some of the good guys are killed — either deliberately or in the crossfire — but the bad guys get their comeuppance. As a film-maker as well as a photographer, Mourad was more than happy with the description: He was a person who tried to be good, but failed and lost his reputation — and the respect of his people.


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But Mohamed Hashem, the brave owner of Merit Publishing in Cairo, which specialises in experimental literature, said he liked it, described it as “cinematic” and agreed to publish it. A year later, it was shortlisted for the Arabic Booker award in The Blue Elephant Source: Write a vetrigo review. Another two significant works worth mention are the novel , published in and The Land of God Arabic: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

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Loading comments… Trouble loading? Did you find the book funny? Mourad’s breakthrough novel, The Blue Elephant Arabic: About the Author Born inAhmed Mourad is a photographer, graphic designer and a novelist who has won several awards for his short films.

Amazon Business Service for business customers. People are worried about their next meal. Mourad published his second vertogoDiamond Dust Arabic: Mourad’s most highly-rated book is currently being adapted into a film directed by Marwan Hamed. There was another problem: The result, later that year, was Vertigoa racy, blood-spattered thriller that exposes the greedy, seedy, corrupt businessmen and politicians who get whmed by exploiting the poor.

Like many Egyptians, he fears Mubarak’s successor will be a similar figure.