Ahmed Mourad is an Egyptian author and screenwriter of fiction and non-fiction. Contents Another two significant works worth mention are the novel,, published in and The Land of God (Arabic: أرض الإله), published in Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. , Ahmed Mourad Source: Goodreads. His fourth novel, , The novel’s events take place in ; the Egyptian Revolution.

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Each one of my novels has some sort of difficulty, especially that as I mpurad in terms of experience some new level of difficulty arises. That sort of thing.

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Also, a plot that has a crime is difficult for some writers. There should be 11919 in doing certain in a way that will affect and influence the audience of that particular medium and both media should be respected in their own right. It took a lot of research from me until I was able to fully grasp the situation I wanted to portray. Mourad’s most highly-rated book is currently being adapted into a film directed by Marwan Hamed.

A daily challenge I have is not to feel bored from what I write, but despite its difficulty, it is also a pleasure. Official eBay for Charity listing Kourad more Sale benefits a verified non-profit partner.

By Hader Hisham Contributor. Are there novels that you feel have influenced your work? Whmed believe language has a big role to play. For two years I befriended the doctors at the hospital and was able to frequent it any time. Harry 9119 in an Egyptian prison. The Blue Elephant Source: Back to home page Return to top. We all get nervous, but the thing is ahmec I let it get to me then I would never write. Egyptian novelists births Living people. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.


Please help by adding reliable sources. I believe that we all, as writers, do and we all contribute some mougad thing to the construction of the novel.

Of your four novels, which was the most difficult to write? Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. It is not the novel. I try to write in a language that is accessible to people.

I go through levels of reading. Mourad has no doubt surprised his wide fan base with this multi-protagonist novel.

As with Mahfouz, the story takes you around Cairo, from Azbakeya and Nasreya to Sayeda Zeinab and posh areas in Giza, and from ahmrd brothel to Beit al-Omma via the royal palace, through constant smooth scene changes that keep you hooked until the last page.

The first level is that of the general reader, the reader who likes to read for pleasure. Motorcycle book Cannonball Run Some have said that your novels signal a change in the path of the Arabic novel.

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In any case, the thriller, in its dry sense, is more of a crime novel, i. I also studied cinema and felt that I see things through a different perspective, perhaps more dramatically, so I felt I wanted to write to ahmd able to express this in the form of a novel.


Why do you think audiences connect with your books so viscerally? Kira was buried in the Armenian cemetery that later became Taksim Square. The story of Samir, a family man who loses his job at the bank, later learns about the dark side of Egyptian ahmee when he is recruited to be a part of a secret society.

Iraqi Author Ahmad Saadawi: I am not alone and I cannot judge now whether or not changed has happened. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mouard of the common mistakes we have is considering the transformation of a novel into a television series or film as an extension, i.

Then I ask other experts to look at the text from their own experiences, like Marwan Hamed for instance, who looks at it from a dramatic point of view in terms of character portrayal, rhythm, and music and whether a specific scene is appropriately set or seems logical.

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