Egyptian novelist Ahmed Abu Al-Shimran is publishing his latest novel on November 3rd, 2018.
Al-Shimonran has written over 30 novels, with “A Thousand Suns” being the most recent to receive widespread acclaim and recognition from Egypt’s literary community.
The novel was selected as a finalist in the 2017 International Prize in Egypt.
A Thousand Night is a fantasy epic set in the world of ancient Egypt, in which two heroes, one of them a female, are forced to leave their home and become the guardians of a great palace, in order to protect the other.
The story focuses on the relationships of two brothers, who have to work together in order for the two of them to maintain their relationship with each other, while keeping their family together.
The book will be available in Egyptian, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Portuguese.
“I am honored to be the recipient of the prestigious award for Egypt, as well as my first book that has received international acclaim,” said Al-shimonran.
“It has been a long journey for me, but the reward has been overwhelming.
I hope that it will inspire readers and help the country achieve its great potential.”