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Mahfouz, Naguib

Line breaks: Na¦guib Mah|fouz
Pronunciation: /mɑːˈfuːz

Definition of Mahfouz, Naguib in English:

( 1911–2006), Egyptian novelist and short-story writer. He was the first writer in Arabic to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1988). Notable works: Miramar (novel, 1967).

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