Paperback: 494 pages
Publisher: Zed Books, 2015
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.