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Adrift On The Nile - Naguib Mahfouz

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Published: 1st February 1994
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First published in 1966, Naguib Mahfouz’s Adrift on the Nile is an atmospheric novel that dramatizes the rootlessness of Egypt’s cosmopolitan middle class. Anis Zani is a bored and drug-addicted civil servant who is barely holding on to his job. Every evening he hosts a gathering on a houseboat on the Nile, where he and a motley group of cynical and aimless friends share a water pipe full of kif, a mixture of tobacco and marijuana. When a young female journalist—an “alarmingly serious person”—joins them and begins secretly documenting their activities, the group’s harmony starts disintegrating, culminating in a midnight joyride that ends in tragedy.

ISBN: 9780385423335
ISBN-10: 0385423330
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 167
Published: 1st February 1994
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.3  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1