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Mah·fouz(mä-fo͞oz′), Naguib 1911-2006.
Egyptian writer who depicted the lives of Cairo's residents in novels such as Palace Walk (1956) and The Beggar (1965). He won the 1988 Nobel Prize for literature.
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(Biography) Naguib (nɑːˈɡiːb). 1911–2006, Egyptian novelist and writer, author of the trilogy of novels Bain al-Kasrain (1945–57). His novel Children of Gebelawi (1959) was banned by the Muslim authorities in Egypt Nobel prize for literature 1988
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Naguib, born 1911, Egyptian writer: Nobel prize 1988.
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