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Khan Al-Khalili

Naguib Mahfouz

Khan Al-Khalili

a novel

by Naguib Mahfouz

  • 140 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Khān al-Khalīlī (Cairo, Egypt),
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNaguib Mahfouz ; translated from the Arabic by Roger Allen
    ContributionsAllen, Roger
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ7846.A46 K4813 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination394 p. ;
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25122508M
    ISBN 100307742571
    ISBN 109780307742575
    LC Control Number2011275028

    Pyramids of Giza and Khan al-Khalili from Cairo: Private Tour. $ per adult. More info. Quick View. Private Day Tour Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum & Camel ride. $ per adult. More info. Quick View. Guided Visit to Cairo's Khan el-Khalili Market. Don't book a "tour" to go Khan 4/5(K). The khan used to be divided into fairly rigid districts, but now the only distinct areas are the gold sellers, the coppersmiths and the spice dealers. Apart from the clumsy ‘Hey mister, look for free’ touts, the merchants of Khan Al Khalili are some of the greatest smooth-talkers you will ever meet.

    Khan al-Khalili, first published in , was the first of Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz’s contemporary novels set in his beloved Cairo.. The story is set in , and the African campaign during World War II has started to directly affect the inhabitants of Egypt, as the Germans bomb the city. Khan El-Khalili is ranked #7 out of 11 things to do in Cairo. See pictures and our review of Khan El-Khalili.

    Khan el-Khalili, Cairo Overview One of the biggest markets in the world, Khan al-Khalili is very chirpy, exciting and inspiring. With the constant selling, bargaining and purchasing, the /5(38). Khan al-Khalili Bazaar In Cairo: Built-in by Garkas al-Khalili, Master of Horses to Sultan Barquq, Khan al-Khalili is one of the biggest bazaars in the Middle East. This is the oriental bazaar of fable, where gold, silver, brass and copper goods glitter enticingly in the cave-like interiors, and sacks overflowing with exotic spices fill the air with their pungent scents.


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Fans of this monumental work will savor Khan al-Khalili, another work of social realism, first published in Arabic in and now translated into English for the first time.

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See all 1, Khan Al-Khalili tours on Tripadvisor4/5(K). Khan Al-Khalili (Book): Mahfuz, Najib: "The time isthe Second World War is at its height, and the Africa Campaign is raging along the northern coast of Egypt as far as El Alamein.

Against this backdrop of international upheaval, the novel tells the story of the Akifs, a middle-class family that has taken refuge in Cairo's historic and bustling Khan al-Khalili neighborhood.

Khan al-Khalili, by Egyptian Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz, portrays the clash of old and new in an historic Cairo neighborhood as German bombs fall on the city. The time isWorld War II is at its height, and the Africa Campaign is raging along the northern coast of Egypt.

Against this backdrop, Mahfouz's novel tells the story of the Akifs, a middle-class family that has taken refuge in. Khan Al-Khalili is located in the heart of Islamic Cairo, around 2 miles (3 kilometers) east of Tahrir Square.

The best metro station for Khan Al-Khalili and, indeed, all Islamic Cairo is Bab Al-Shaaria (line 3), less than a mile ( kilometers) away. Time-pressed travelers will want to opt for a tour that includes door-to-door round-trip. The time isthe Second World War is at its height, and the Africa Campaign is raging along the.

The completion of Khan al-Khalili in marked a turning point in Naguib Mahfouz’s career. Departing from the traditional themes drawn from Egyptian antiquity that characterize the author’s earlier works, Khan al-Khalili reflects instead a deep concern with the lives and problems of contemporary time isthe Second World War is at its height, and the Africa Campaign is.There is a great number of cultural and historic structures in Khan El-Khalili.

So, it’s no surprise that the area has featured in many movies and literary works such as Naguib Mafhouz‘s famous novel Midaq Alley. Once you’re there, you’ll be steps away from Muizz Street which has many examples of medieval Islamic : Sarah Marzouk.Don't book a "tour" to go Khan El Khalil. Go by yourself.

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