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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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    about... Born: 1950
    Age: age 64
    Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: Lancaster University
  2. 2
    about... Born: 1974
    Age: age 40
    Birthplace: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
    Institution: Cairo University
  3. 3
    about... Born: 1957
    Age: age 57
    Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Author
    Institution: Cairo University, University of Illinois at Chicago
  4. 4

    Gamal Al-Ghitani

    about... Born: 1945
    Age: age 69
    Birthplace: Suhaj, Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Writer
  5. 5
    about... Born: 1949
    Age: age 65
    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
  6. 6
    about... Born: 1979
    Age: age 35
    Birthplace: Egypt
    Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

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