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Nael Eltoukhy
NAEL ELTOUKHY is an Egyptian novelist, essayist, journalist and translator of Hebrew literature into Arabic, who currently lives in Berlin. He has published two novellas and three novels in Arabic. The English translation of his second novel, Women of Karantina (AUC Press, 2014), was shortlisted for the fiction prize of the 2015 FT/ Oppenheimer Funds Emerging Voices Awards. His most recent novel, Out of the Gutter, which is extracted here, was published in Arabic in 2018.

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Fiction

Issue No. 24

Nael Eltoukhy

TR. Robin Moger

Fiction

Issue No. 24

I’m a woman who’s been through terrible trauma. I’m a woman whose first husband committed suicide, and whose second husband woke up out of...

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October 2012

Crown of Thorns Starfish

Caspar Henderson

feature

October 2012

If you look into infinity what do you see? Your backside!  –Tristan Tzara   The drug-addict, drunk, wife-shooter and...

Art

November 2013

The Past is a Foreign Country

Natasha Hoare

Art

November 2013

‘The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.’ The immortal first line to L. P. Hartley’s...

fiction

April 2014

Biophile

Ruby Cowling

fiction

April 2014

– I’m down maybe five feet. I take a moment to thank the leaf-filled rectangle of sky, and with...

 

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