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Naguib Mahfouz

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Recognized as a prominent author in his own country of Egypt, Naguib Mahfouz was not widely known in the Western world until receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988. After receiving the award, he gained international recognition as one of the more important writers of the twentieth century.

In 1989 "Half a Day" was first published in Arabic as part of a short story collection entitled The False Dawn. In 1991 "Half a Day" was...

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