Description - Maryam's Maze by Mansoura Ez Eldin
"Maryam's Maze" relates the story of a woman struggling to find her way through the confusion of the world around her. This enigmatic novel by Mansoura Ez Eldin narrates a story that on one level touches on universal human emotions. At the same time the inner maze of dreams and memories in which the young Maryam finds herself stirs greater resonance in issues of modern Egyptian life.
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(208mm x 130mm x 15mm)
The American University in Cairo Press
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Author Biography - Mansoura Ez Eldin
Mansoura Ez Eldin was born in the Egyptian Delta and graduated with a degree in journalism from Cairo University in 1998. She has published a collection of short stories, and presently runs the book review section of the literary magazine Akhbar al-adab. Maryam's Maze is her first novel. Paul Starkey is head of the Arabic Department at the University of Durham, England. He has published widely in the field of modern Arabic literature and was co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature (1998). He has translated novels by Rashid al-Daif, Turki al-Hamad, and Edwar al-Kharrat (Stones of Bobello, AUC Press, 2005).