Mahfouz

[ mah-fooz ]
/ mɑˈfuz /

noun

Na·guib [nah-geeb], /nɑˈgib/, 1911–2006, Egyptian author: Nobel prize 1988.

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Mahfouz

Mahfuz

/ (mɑːˈfuːz) /

noun

Naguib (nɑːˈɡiːb). 1911–2006, Egyptian novelist and writer, author of the trilogy of novels Bain al-Kasrain (1945–57). His novel Children of Gebelawi (1959) was banned by the Muslim authorities in Egypt Nobel prize for literature 1988
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