A plainspoken writer of consummate wryness, grace and humor, the Egyptian author chronicles the lives of a polyglot Cairene upper crust, shortly after the fall of King Farouk and thoroughly unprepared to change its neo-feudal ways...This is the best book to date about post-Farouk Egypt. —Los Angeles Times
|Publisher:||Dee, Ivan R. Publisher|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
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After having read this amazing piece of work I can't help but wonder what other gems he may have left the world had he not committed suicide in 1968. A simpler time devoid of religious or race affiliations, a time when the only enemy were the imperial designs of a soon to be irrelevent British Empire.