Ahmed Mourad was Hosni Mubarak’s personal photographer until his As the book, Vertigo, is published in English, he talks about the anger. Ahmed, a society photographer in a celebrated Cairo nightclub, witnesses a friend horrifically killed in a fight between young business rivals. Ahmed Mourad is an Egyptian author and screenwriter of fiction and non-fiction. Contents. 1 Writings. Vertigo; Diamond Dust;

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If my loathing of them makes me take revenge on behalf of others, where’s the problem? It’s an exciting journey, explored in a deep and strange way in the caches of the human soul. In his fifth novel, Land of GodAhmad Mourad follows one of the ancient secrets that vertigi cleverly hidden between the lines of the most sacred books of Egyptian civilization. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Views Read Edit View vretigo.

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Builders bruised by Dubai real estate market woes 2 weeks ago. HoweverThe film was published on June 25, across Egypt to a mixed veertigo reception from audiences and critics alike. But Mohamed Hashem, the brave owner of Merit Publishing in Cairo, which specialises in experimental literature, said he liked it, described it as “cinematic” and agreed to publish it. A tense thriller that reveals contemporary Egypt and Cairo’s seedy nightlife. As a film-maker as well as a photographer, Mourad was more than happy with the description: What was really making me angry was that I knew the Egyptian people were destined to live better and he was the reason why that wasn’t happening.


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Hurghada receives first Finnish flight in 6 years 2 verrtigo ago. The story begins with the protagonist Taha who is living a normal boring life, and works as a medical representative at a pharmaceuticals company. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Mourad was initially going to write it as a novel before he decided to make it as a theatrical film. In Vertigoas in real life, some of the good guys are killed — either deliberately or in the crossfire — but the bad guys get their comeuppance. As for writing about the bloody ahme, he says it is too early.

Even then, as those who lived under communism in eastern Europe testify, dictatorship is psychologically difficult to shake off. Minister 1 day ago. But in theory the long and rutted road mouurad democracy has begun.

Publishing was not a problem for Mourad, especially after the success of Vertigo. So was Mourad in mougad for his job — or, indeed, his life — when Vertigo appeared?

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Now, after its translation into English, he has talked for the first time about the emotions that inspired him to write it.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That was infour years before the inspirational uprising that forced Mubarak out in February this yearafter 30 years of dictatorship.

Queen of Belgium visits Aswan and Luxor 1 day ago. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. His cinematic eye also helps in providing a well-structured action sequence.

Mourad, who is celebrating the vertgo publication of his debut novel and the success of his follow-up, welcomed Al-Masry Al-Youm to his studio for a conversation about his work. Mourad has already written a second, and bloodier, thriller, Diamond Dustpublished in Arabic. MP suggests raising legal marriage age for girls to 21 2 weeks ago.

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One of the books Mourad wrote was adapted as a TV series and another one as a movie. It was a story that resonated in Egypt and the book — which Mourad verrigo was never meant for publication — became a bestseller. There was another problem: