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The Thief and the Dogs

The Thief and the Dogs

by Naguib Mahfouz

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Naguib Mahfouz (Image by Barry Iverson/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Selected Works by Naguib Mahfouz

Khufu's Wisdom, 1939
Rhadopis of Nubia, 1943
Thebes at War, 1944
Midaq Alley, 1947
Palace Walk, 1956
Palace of Desire, 1957
Sugar Street, 1957
The Thief and the Dogs, 1961
Autumn Quail, 1962
The Search, 1964
The Beggar, 1965
Adrift on the Nile, 1966
Respected Sir, 1975
The Harafish, 1977
Wedding Song, 1981
Arabian Nights and Days, 1982
The Day the Leader Was Killed, 1985
Echoes of an Autobiography, 1994

Resources about Naguib Mahfouz

Al-Ghitani, Gamal. The Mahfouz Dialogs. New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2007.

El-Enany, Rasheed. Naguib Mahfouz: His Life and Times. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2007.

Salmawy, Mohamed. The Last Station: Naguib Mahfouz Looking Back. New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2007.

Serour, Aleya, ed. Naguib Mahfouz: Life's Wisdom from the Works of the Nobel Laureate. New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2006.

Websites

American University in Cairo Press
This website contains a complete bibliography of Mahfouz's works including those in English translation, information about the author, and biographies written about Mahfouz.

The Nobel Prize
This website includes biographical information, a bibliography, an interview, and a transcript of Mahfouz's Nobel lecture.

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