Last Update 22:46
Thursday, 24 October 2019

New Release: The complete works of Gamal El-Ghitani

The complete works of Gamal El-Ghitani, one of Egypt's most celebrated writers, has been released by the state book organisation

Ahram Online , Tuesday 27 Jan 2015
The cover of the First volume of the complete works of Gamal El-Ghitani
Views: 1685
Views: 1685

Al-Amal Al-Kamela lel Ghitani (The complete works of Gamal El-Ghitani) by: Gamal El-Ghitani, Cairo: GEBO, 2 Volumes. 2014.

The General Egyptian Book Organization has released the complete works of renowned novelist Gamal El-Ghitani in two volumes.

The first is devoted to his short stories, the second is for his novels.

El-Ghitani, born on 9 May 1945, is one of Egypt's most celebrated writers. He was one of the most prominent novelists of the ‘60s generation.

He is the founder and first chief editor of the leading literary newspaper in the Arab world, Akhbar Al-Adab (Literature News). Among his major works are Zayni Barakat, and Papers Of a Youth Who Lived a Thousand Years Ago. His books have been translated into various languages.

He has a unique project to bring to life Egypt’s Arabic heritage and create a unique novel world. It is considered among the most mature works in contemporary Arabic writing.


Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online.