The death of the Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy – thought and art – culture


The death of the Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy, who died at the age of 72, “after a struggle with illness,” was absent, according to the official National News Agency on Friday evening, leaving behind a rich literary legacy that deserved prestigious awards, and books translated into more than one language, which made him As a “Lebanese life novelist”.

And the agency reported that “the novelist and literary critic, Dr. Jabbour Sheikh Al-Duaihy, died after a struggle with illness.”

She recalled that “he is the author of several novels that excelled and left an impact on thought, literature and sociology.”

Douaihy won a number of prestigious literary prizes, including the Saeed Akl Prize 2015 for his novel “The Americans’ Quarter,” and the Arab Literature Prize in 2013 for his novel “The Homeless,” which was also nominated for the “short list of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction” in 2012.



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