Yusuf Idris

Yusuf Idris

  • Egypt

Yusuf Idris was one of Egypt’s best-known playwrights, and author of short stories and novels. He was born in Faqous in 1927 and originally trained to be a doctor, studying at the University of Cairo. He began his literary career as a journalist and continued writing a newspaper column in Al-Ahram until his latest illness. He wrote realistic stories about ordinary and poor people. Many of his works are in the Egyptian vernacular, and he was considered a master of the short story. Idris sought to put the foundations of a modern Egyptian theater based on popular traditions and folklore. Idris wrote 9 plays and 11 collections of short stories, which were translated into 24 languages. His most famous short story collection is “Cheapest Nights.” His novels included “Al-Haram” (“The Forbidden”). It is known that he was nominated several times to win the Nobel prize for literature. He died in London in 1991.

Stories by this
Author
6

The Cheapest Nights

mifal pais logo

Get great reads straight to your inbox

Granito decided to shift the business model from wholesale distribution to direct-to customer. Until early 2017, each 45 minutes, plating protects from corrosion. Geneva stripes are sometimes said to help rap dust away from the moving parts of the movement. fake watches The traditional heating of steel screws changes their colour to a deep royal blue while also hardening them. In any case, beveling and polishing) is of course done by hand. All wheels of the gear train are in rose gold. The single main spring provides 65 hours of autonomy.

© The Short Story Project 2022

Made with ☕ and 🚬 by Oddity

Search:

Oops, this is a personal area feature.
The personal area is only available to subscribed users. Sign up now for free to enjoy all the personal area features.