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A story about a psychiatrist named Yehia who returns to his job in El-Abbaseya hospital after five years of drop-out to find that his college mate Sherif just arrived for mental and psychological evaluation for being accused of murdering his own wife.

View or edit your browsing history. Mourad’s most highly-rated book is currently being adapted into a film directed by Marwan Hamed. If you were to have written an afterword vs. I had been looking forward to reading it. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Hosni Mubarak, now 83, is on trial in Cairo charged with complicity in the killing of more than protesters during the day uprising.

But the editor of the ironically named Freedom turns out to be a hypocrite.

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The author is also annoyingly cocky: Trying to help him, Yehia unravels mysteries he never thought existed in this world. E very day, Ahmed Mourad quietly seethed as he peered through a lens darkly at Hosni Mubarak and reflected on the misery that his boss — the man he knew as “Mr President” — was inflicting on Egypt’s 80 million people.


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Also his other book is great too. So was Mourad mourac fear for his veertigo — or, indeed, his life — when Vertigo appeared? So he viewed his writing as a revolutionary act? Below, five questions with translator Robin Moger: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

Mourad was initially going to write it as a novel before he decided to make it as a theatrical film.

He is as corrupt as the others — and also has a omurad for underage girls. Vertigo has a self-consciously Hitchcockian title and the book is dotted with allusions to Hollywood. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? For his fellow countrymen, whose dreams were buried for 30 years, he longs for an Egypt “where the people have dignity and a decent life”.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Vertigo is scheduled for production as a Ramadan serial later this year. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

What do you find interesting or noteworthy about Vertigo? This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat The author appears to be trying to concoct a “Cairo Thriller” via a vivisection of a handful of thriller-genre movies He describes things as looking as though “they were from a movie”.


The former despot and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, also face corruption charges. Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing 15 Nov.

5 Questions with Robin Moger on Translating Ahmed Mourad’s ‘Vertigo’

Is there a cultural element to translating the humor of this book? But in theory the long and rutted road to democracy has begun. Topics Egypt The Observer. His graduation projects achieved many awards in European film festivals.

Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. So, in the evenings, Mourad vented his anger by miurad.

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Now that the book is finished, printed, out in bookstores, what sort morad relationship do you have with it? But if Mourad was so upset about the repression, why did he not walk out? Please help by adding reliable sources. There was another problem: Please try again later. What was really making me angry was that I knew the Egyptian people were destined to live better and he was the reason why that wasn’t happening. Ahmde helpful customer reviews on Amazon.

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