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Famous Novelists from Egypt

List of notable or famous novelists from Egypt, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Egypt and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Egypt. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Egyptian novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are sorted alphabetically, and information about each well-known novelist from Egypt is included when available.

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This historic novelists from Egypt list can help answer the questions "Who are some Egyptian novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Egypt?" These prominent novelists of Egypt may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Egyptian novelists.

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    Born: 1950
    Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: Lancaster University
    Ahdaf Soueif : see more

  2. 2

    Born: 1974
    Birthplace: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
    Institution: Cairo University
    Ahmed Alaidy : see more

  3. 3

    Born: 1957
    Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Author
    Institution: Cairo University, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Alaa Al Aswany : see more

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    Gamal Al-Ghitani

    Born: 1945
    Birthplace: Suhaj, Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Writer
    Gamal Al-Ghitani : see more

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    Born: 1949
    Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
    Profession: Television director, Television producer, Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter + 3 more
    Institution: University of Cambridge, Ampleforth College, Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, Magdalene College, Cambridge
    Julian Fellowes : see more

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