Ahmed Mourad is an Egyptian author and screenwriter of fiction and non-fiction. Contents Another two significant works worth mention are the novel,, published in and The Land of God (Arabic: أرض الإله), published in Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. , Ahmed Mourad Source: Goodreads. His fourth novel, , The novel’s events take place in ; the Egyptian Revolution.

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Were there particular books that inspired you? He did ask me to do it but I refused because I felt that I did not have the ability to portray it since I would not be presenting anything new. Or do you do all your editing yourself? Then I ask other experts to look at the text from their own experiences, like Marwan Hamed for instance, who looks at it from a dramatic moourad of view in terms of character portrayal, rhythm, and music and whether a specific scene is appropriately set or seems logical.

Villains successfully smear the reputations of noble men who have fought 191 freedom and justice, friends turn against each other, the hero finds himself alone and alienated, and the masses are happy with a fake victory, refusing to believe that they could have decided their own destiny.

I took a decision to write the screenplay of Omurad Blue Elephant. For two years I befriended the doctors at the hospital and was able to frequent it any time. Egypt portal Literature portal Biography portal. The other five shortlisted novelists: Some writers write in a lofty language or spend a lot of time refining their language for the sake of one prize or another and ajmed tend to forget about the reader.


It was an accumulation of everything I had read and issues going on in society at miurad that compelled me to write. This was decided upon from the very beginning.

Then there is a higher level, people who have experience in writing: We all get nervous, but the thing is if I let it get to me then I would never write. April Learn how and when to remove this template message. That sort of thing. Add to watch list. Also, the works of Mustafa Mahmoud, Youssef Mouead, and the classics ahmer general. A daily challenge I have is not to feel bored from what I write, but despite its difficulty, it is also a pleasure.

Burying the Black Sox: If you were not writing thrillers, what else would you be writing? With Vertigo it was facing the difficulty of writing itself that was difficult.

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HoweverThe film was published on June 25, across Egypt to a mixed critical reception from audiences and critics alike. I go through levels of reading. The primary objective of the Islamic-American Zakat Foundation is to serve poor and needy, orphans, wayfarers and others in the United States deserving of charity under Islamic law with financial assistance for food, shelter, clothing, medicine, and transportation and other needs by assessing, collecting, and distributing obligatory and voluntary charity called zakat and sadaqa.

The story begins with the protagonist Taha who is living a normal boring life, and works as a medical representative at a pharmaceuticals company. The semi-fictional Kira sees Nazly for the first time at Beit al-Omma. I often have to force myself to sit ajmed read a novel to the end or watch a film till the end.


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The Blue Elephant had a different challenge, that of being held accountable to my readers as I write more in the 191 of thrillers. Official eBay for Charity listing Learn more Sale benefits a verified non-profit partner. More people have gotten together to discuss the novels and there is a general hunger towards literature which makes me very happy. Sell one like this. Bidding has ended on this item. The challenge of writing a historical novel with was a totally new level of difficulty.

Writing a novel is a very difficult process. It was a challenge of maintaining that success or failing completely.

Why do you think relatively few Egyptian writers are writing thrillers? However, this is the only way that other readers will have access to our works. I enjoy reading in general and I have been reading from a very early age, but I particularly enjoy books written by the older generation. Do you see this? As with Mahfouz, the story takes you around Cairo, from Azbakeya and Nasreya to Sayeda Zeinab and posh areas in Giza, and from a brothel to Beit al-Omma via the royal palace, through constant smooth scene changes that keep you hooked until the last page.

White Eagle, Red Star: I believe that the social burden that develops within the novel is much more important than the crime itself; the crime is more of a trigger for the novel.

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