Yusuf Idris The American University in Cairo Press An Egyptian essayist

Yusuf Idris The American University in Cairo Press An Egyptian essayist of plays, short stories, and books. In the same way as other Egyptian authors, Idris began his vocation in a very surprising calling; he initially prepared to be a specialist, learning at the University of Cairo.
Yusuf Idris
His most celebrated work was a play called Al-Farafeer which depended on the confusing parts of the two fundamental characters: the Master and the ‘Farfour’ [poor layman]. Idris composed general highlights for Egypt’s day by day daily paper Al-Ahram and was named a few times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. In 1997 Idris was granted the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for his novel City of Love and Ashes. His short stories include: The Cheapest Nights, The Hero and Dregs of the City. He additionally composed various plays and books, including The Sin and Farahat’s Republic.

Yusuf Idris