Ahmed Mourad was Hosni Mubarak’s personal photographer until his As the book, Vertigo, is published in English, he talks about the anger. Ahmed, a society photographer in a celebrated Cairo nightclub, witnesses a friend horrifically killed in a fight between young business rivals. Ahmed Mourad is an Egyptian author and screenwriter of fiction and non-fiction. Contents. 1 Writings. Vertigo; Diamond Dust;

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Ahmed Mourad – Wikipedia

I decided that my main characters should be the same. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. In general he was gentle, but many people say he was aggressive with his servants and his advisers.

For his fellow countrymen, whose dreams were buried vertito 30 years, he longs for an Egypt “where the people have dignity and a decent life”. Do you approve of the ranking of the list?

But if Mourad was so upset about the repression, why did he not walk ahhmed Land of God Source: Mourad has already written a second, and bloodier, thriller, Diamond Dustpublished in Arabic.

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Topics Egypt The Observer. Then the novel was made into a TV show during the month of Ramadan of titled: And, yes, he wears glasses. Mourad was initially going to write it as a novel before he decided to make it as a theatrical film.


At the time, thousands of workers were on strike and journalists were protesting about being silenced, but Ahhmed Square was quiet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The story of Samir, a family man who loses his job at the bank, later learns about the dark side of Egyptian life when he is recruited to be a part of a secret society. Mourad, who is celebrating the seventh publication of his debut novel and the success of his follow-up, welcomed Al-Masry Al-Youm to his studio for a conversation about his work. Like many Egyptians, he fears Mubarak’s successor will be a similar figure.

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By Hader Hisham Contributor. Certainly, the increasingly repressive military junta that now rules the country does nothing to inspire confidence. His attention to detail and the well-narrated background help set the right atmosphere for the story. Did Mourad view Mubarak as evil?

The Incipient Revolution in Ahmed Mourad’s ‘Vertigo’

On how he chooses his characters, Mourad always finds inspiration from his own surroundings. Mourad’s breakthrough novel, The Blue Elephant Arabic: He was a person who tried to be good, but failed and lost his reputation — and the respect of his people.

ahmrd Another two significant works worth mention are the novel , published in and The Land of God Arabic: His ability moufad retain images in his mind allows him to merge these scenes. Mourad is the screenwriter of The Originals Arabic: Later, it was made into a theatrical movie, The Blue Elephant Arabic: Please help by adding reliable sources.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. What was really making me angry was that I knew the Egyptian people were destined to live better and he was the reason why that wasn’t happening. In this novel, Mourad tackles corruption within different social classes in an intriguing way that captures the reader’s mind.

Vertigo (English) – Ahmed Mourad – Google Books

There was another problem: Later, referring to the rich and powerful, the fictional Ahmed says: I think that was my luck,” says Mourad, now Mourad’s most highly-rated book is currently being adapted into a film directed by Marwan Hamed. His camera, always present with him, captures these small details, which create a series of sub-plots that he might add to his novel.

The novel was translated into 3 languages mokrad different publishing houses, in In Egypt, weddings get costlier as economic hardships deepen 1 week ago. Vertigo ‘s protagonist is a bespectacled young photographer called Ahmed Kamal, born on Valentine’s Day, the son of a photographer, who inherits his job from his father. It was my wife, Sherine, who encouraged me to try to have it published.