The Televangelist (Hoopoe Fiction) (Paperback)

By Ibrahim Essa, Jonathan Wright (Translator)

Hoopoe, 9789774167188, 488pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2016

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Description

Meet Egypt's top TV preacher Hatem el-Shenawi: a national celebrity revered by housewives and politicians alike for delivering Islam to the masses. Charismatic and quick-witted, he has friends in high places.
But when he is entrusted with a secret that threatens to wreak havoc across the country, he is drawn into a web of political intrigue at the very heart of government.
Can Hatem's fame and fortune save him from this unspeakable scandal?


About the Author

Bestselling Egyptian author Ibrahim Essa is a renowned journalist, TV personality, and political commentator. He lives in Cairo, Egypt. Translator of the winning novel in the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and twice winner of the Saif Ghobash-Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, Jonathan Wright was formerly the Reuters bureau chief in Cairo. He has translated Alaa Al-Aswany, Youssef Ziedan, and Hassan Blassim. He lives in London, UK.