Ahmed Hassanein

Standard Name: Hassanein, Ahmed

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Dedications Rosita Forbes
RF finished writing her book on 19 February and dated her preface in March, still in Egypt. It was excerpted in The Times on 5-8 March 1921, before volume publication,
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(5 March 1921): 11; (7 March 1921):10 ; (8 March 1921): 13
Friends, Associates Rosita Forbes
She apparently had a friendly, teasing relationship while journeying with Ahmed Hassanein , who went with her to Kufra but who was not, it seems, the creative mind behind the journey. Magazine publisher Sir Neville Pearson
Reception Rosita Forbes
The Times Literary Supplement reviewer said the book was vividly written, showing signs of haste but also the impress of actuality.
Cana, Frank Richardson. “Secrets of the Senussi”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 1020, p. 492.
492
The Times said that although she was still a young woman RF was...
Travel Rosita Forbes
RF and her fellow-traveller, Ahmed Hassanein Bey , reached the oasis of Kufra in south-eastern Libya, after a difficult camel journey through the desert.
In her autobiography she writes his name Ahmed Bey Hassanein.
Forbes, Rosita. Gypsy in the Sun. Cassell, 1944.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Travel Rosita Forbes
She weathered at least one attempt to have her killed, as well as coming close to death from thirst and from hostile locals. In the desert her party passed a group of human skeletons as...

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