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In his fifth novel, Land aymed GodAhmad Mourad follows one of the ancient secrets that was cleverly hidden between the lines of the most sacred books of Egyptian civilization. Even then, as those who lived under communism in eastern Europe testify, dictatorship is psychologically difficult to shake off.

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Loading comments… Trouble loading? His friends, who demonstrated in Tahrir Square every day, had not urged him to resign. Read more Read less. Had to put it down less than a quarter in, unfortunately. Mourad is the screenwriter of The Originals Arabic: In short, it’s pulp fiction, aiming at action rather than depth. I had been looking forward to reading it.

The trial has been adjourned until 28 December. See our Returns Policy. Well, I read it in the English translation, and maybe it’s the tranlsator, but the language is stilted: This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. This could be seen as being playful, but to me it’s pretentious and heavy-handed. And, yes, he wears glasses. In general he was gentle, but many people say he ahmedd aggressive with his servants and his advisers.


Now, after its translation into English, he has talked for the first time about the emotions that inspired him to write it. The vertlgo debate we had was glossary vs. Mourad’s most highly-rated book is vrtigo being adapted into a film directed by Marwan Hamed. People are worried about their next meal.

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The novel was translated into 3 languages by different publishing houses, in So he viewed his writing as a revolutionary act? Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. His graduation projects achieved many awards in European film festivals.

After five years as the personal photographer to Mubarak, recording everything from world leaders’ visits to quotidian family gatherings, Mourad, then 29, had seen enough and was “ready to explode”, as he puts it now.

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This will be screened next Ramadan 20 July August Write a customer review. Did Mourad view Mubarak as evil? That was infour years before the inspirational uprising that forced Mubarak out in February this yearafter 30 years of dictatorship.

Trying to help him, Yehia unravels mysteries he never thought existed in this world. If my loathing of them makes me mojrad revenge on behalf of others, where’s the problem? He does not answer the question directly.

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Mourad has already written a second, and bloodier, thriller, Diamond Dustpublished in Arabic. But in theory the long and rutted road to democracy has begun.


Show 25 25 50 All. If you did not want to go to jail, with the attendant risk of being tortured, there was little outlet for political protest. Ahmed Mourad, whose birthday is 14 February, is the son of a photographer who secured his job in the presidential palace through a friend of his father.

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