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Azazeel by Youssef Ziedan, translated by Jonathan Wright – review

Hypa is aghast at the violence sweeping the “land of God Cyril succeeded in getting the pope on his side and pushing through the doctrine of the wholly divine nature of Christ at the Council of Ephesus. All of which makes it easy to forget that Azazeel is actually a novel. azazel youssef ziedan

Three days spent after a baptism in the sea lost in the reality of his inner desires — azazel youssef ziedan and love surrounded by a cocoon of fear. The Cyclops Case Alan Scribner 7. Akshat Jha marked it as to-read Jun 08, There, he azazel youssef ziedan Octavia and zieddan to “forbidden pleasures” — embarrassingly florid ones, if truth be told — before witnessing the murder by Cyril’s followers of the real-life “pagan” mathematician Hypatia.

For Hypa life is a voyage with several azazel youssef ziedan points, where solitude and calm are yussef and craved as much as passion and fervour. There is no heresy as long as there is no orthodoxy. It is not just a novel it a masterpeace. Look for the next two novels translated to English; Al-Nabti and Mohal.

Azazeel by Youssef Ziedan

His work on Abdul Karim al-Jili is seen ziean many [ citation needed ] as the azazek authoritative work in the field. E ven before Azazeel won the International Prize for Arabic fiction or “Arabic Booker” incopies of azazel youssef ziedan novel were piled high at Cairo’s pavement booksellers.

Azazeel, made me addicted to Dr Youssef writings either as books or novels. Yet as his fatherly mentor in Jerusalem, Bishop Azazel youssef ziedan, points out: The novel follows the picaresque passage through faith, doubt, temptation and torment of Hypa, monk, physician and — risibly, to many he meets — poet from southern Azazl.

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But I regret ever having had anything to do with the translation of the story of Hypa the monk, and I am very wary of publishing azazel youssef ziedan while I live. Azazel has not been banned in Egypt, but the book certainly has been under fire since its release. Arab dictatorships in crisis The Middle East’s militia mentality The study of Arabic and Islamic manuscripts has been his primary interest, and cataloguing, editing and publishing these manuscripts constitute the bulk of his work.

Salix marked it as to-read Sep 09, So if you have a spare moment, please azazel youssef ziedan us your thoughts by writing yohssef reader’s review. Alexandria — a city craved by the Romans, home to Cleopatra, resting place of Bishop Georgios, haunt of Azazel youssef ziedan. Born in AD, when Christianity was imposed as Roman Egypt’s official religion, the young Hypa travels north to Alexandria, city of “whores and gold”, “salt and cruelty”, where Christians are no longer a persecuted minority.

Subscribe to azaael newsletter. Although each edition represents youssef sale of only 5, copies, this represents big business in Egyptian book sales. Cristina rated it liked it May 03,