A Rare Blue Bird Flies with Me A Novel

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/15/2016
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press

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Author Biography

Award-winning Moroccan novelist and screenwriter Youssef Fadel was born in Casablanca in 1949. During Morocco's 'Years of Lead' he was imprisoned in the notorious Moulay al-Sheriff prison (74-75). Blue bird is his 9th novel. He lives in Casablanca, Morocco.
Translator Jonathan Smolin is the author of the critically- acclaimed Moroccan Noir: Police, Crime, & Politics in Popular Culture (2013). He lives in Hanover, NH.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Novels, includes excerpts from:
Thebes at War, 1944
Khan al-Khalili, 1946
Midaq Alley, 1947
The Beginning and the End, 1949
The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Sugar Street, Children of the Alley 1956-57
The Thief and the Dogs, 1961
Adrift on the Nile, 1966
Miramar, 1967
Mirrors, 1972
Karnak Cafe
Fountain and Tomb, 1975
The Harafish, 1977
Arabian Nights and Days, 1979
The Journey of Ibn Fattouma, 1983
Before the Throne, 1983
Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth, 1985
The Day the Leader Was Killed, 1985
Morning and Evening Talk, 1987

Chapter 2: Short Stories, includes:
The Return of Sinuhe, 1941
Zaabalawi, 1962
The Conjuror Made Off with the Dish, 1969
The Answer is No, 1989
Half a Day, 1989
A Long-term Plan, 1989
Forgetfulness, 1984
The Reception Hall, 1996
Traveler with Hand Luggage, 1996
The Rose Garden, 1999

Chapter 3: Autobiographical Works, includes excerpts from:
Echoes of an Autobiography, 1994
The Dreams, 2000
Dreams of Departure, 2004


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