The Thief and the Dogs

Characters in "The Thief and the Dogs"

  • Said Mahran – a thief
  • Rauf Ilwan – Mahran's erstwhile mentor
  • Nabawiyya – Mahran's former wife, currently married to Illish
  • Sana – Mahran's daughter
  • Ilish Sidra– Mahran's friend until he betrays Said
  • Nur – a prostitute who loves Said
  • Tarzan – a café-owner
  • Sheikh el-Guneidi – a Sufi cleric, of whose brotherhood Said's father had been a member and to whom Said turns for spiritual guidance

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