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God Dies by the Nile and other Novels


ISBN: 9781783605965

Paperback: 494 pages
Publisher: Zed Books, 2015
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 3.3 x 20.3 cm

God Dies by the Nile and Other Novels presents in one volume three novels by Nawal El Saadawi: God Dies by the Nile, Saadawi’s classic attempt to square religion with a society in which women are respected as equals; Searching, which expresses the poignancy of loss and doubt with the hypnotic intensity of a remembered dream; and The Circling Song, in which Saadawi pursues the conflicts of sex, class, gender and military violence deep into the psyche.

Nawal El Saadawi (1931-2021) was born in a small village outside Cairo. She is the author of over 50 novels and short stories. As well as being a world renowned novelist she was a trained psychiatrist and outspoken advocate for feminism, socialism and anti-imperialism.

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