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The Mummy Awakens (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short) - Naguib Mahfouz

What happens when you sell out Egypt to the French?


You don't want to know.


Mahfouz is one of those writers who proves that literature transcends genre.  This short story not only makes use of the mummy motif, but also of cultural pride, humanity, and colonialism.  And it's only 28 pages.  Creepily told.  And actually scary.