On Wednesday, Jordanian novelist and publisher Elias Farkouh died at the age of 72.

Farkouh was born in Amman in 1948 and holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Psychology from Beirut Arab University and founder and general manager of Azmana Publishing House.

And published many books, including novels and short stories, including: butter rises, who plow the sea, birds of Oman flying low, the legacy of the last, columns of dust land of the Tempus.

Farkouh has books related to knowledge, translation, and dialogues, including: writing at the frontier, the writer is a question mark, and a statement of surprising awareness.

The Culture Minister mourned the name of Touisi, the novelist Farkouh, and recalled the late biography and his presence in the Jordanian and Arab cultural scene, his role in enriching the Arab Library and his pioneering role in assuming responsibility for publishing.

Al-Toisi considered the departure of Farkouh a loss for the great establishment of the cultural movement, the publishing industry and the translation field, in which he presented many important titles for the Arab reader.

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