Ahmed El-Fakharany


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Ahmed El-Fakharany is an Egyptian novelist and journalist born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1981. His articles have been published in the Egyptian and Arabic press, and he has published six novels: Mandourla (2013), The Story of the Pasha (2016), The Family of Jado (2017), Souk of the Syrians (2019), Taming the Dog (2021) and Bar Lialina (2022), as well as a short story collection, The Kingdom of the Orange Juice (2011) and a book of poetry, Simple Decoration (2017), written in Egyptian dialect. His novel Souk of the Syrians won first prize in the Sawiris Cultural Award in the Young Writers category in 2020, and Mandourla won second place in 2016.