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Return of The Spirit

By: Hakim, TawfiqShare

Language: English


ABOUT RETURN OF THE SPIRIT The celebrated, revolutionary novel from a pioneering Egyptian writer Tawfiq al-Hakim, now for the first time in Penguin Classics with a foreword by Egyptian writer Alaa Al-Aswany First published in Arabic in 1933, Egyptian playwright and novelist Tawfiq Al-Hakim’s Return of the Spirit follows a patriotic young Egyptian and his extended family as they grapple with the events leading up to the 1919 Egyptian revolution against British rule. PRAISE “Return of the Spirit I believe marked the true birth of the Arabic novel…[it] was a bombshell.” ⁠—Naguib Mahfouz Tawfiq al-Hakim or Tawfik el-Hakim (October 9, 1898 – July 26, 1987) (Arabic: توفيق الحكيم ‎ Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm) was a prominent Egyptian writer and visionary. He is one of the pioneers of the Arabic novel and drama. Wikipedia

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Product Details
Pages: 341 pp
Publisher:Penguin Books, USA 2019
Dimensions:14 x 20 cm
Topic:Fiction - Egypt
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