Rama and the Dragon : An Egyptian Novel Paperback / softback
This multi-layered novel about the depths of human experience and the struggle between polarities, on the surface presents a love story of unrequited passion between Rama and Mikhail.
Their story reflects the relationship not only between man and woman, Copt and Muslim, but also between Upper and Lower Egypt.
Through a delicate grid of intertextual references and juxtaposed narratives, the dreams and hopes, fears and defeats of Rama and Mikhail move from the local to the global, corresponding to human dreams and anxieties everywhere.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 340 pages
- Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
- Publication Date: 30/11/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9789774166259