Hamdy Abowgliel was born in 1968 into a Bedouin family in Egypt. He has published two volumes of short stories, Asrab al-Naml [Swarms of Bees] in 1997, and Ashya’ Matwiyya bi-‘Anaya Fa’iqa [Items Folded with Great Care] in 2000, for which he has received three literary awards, and one non-fiction work. Thieves in Retirement is his first novel. He lives in Cairo, where he  works as editorial director for a Folk and Popular Culture Studies Series for the Ministry of Culture.




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Banipal No 25 Spring 2006


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