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The Yacoubian Building

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ISBN 10: 0060878134 / 0-06-087813-4
ISBN 13: 9780060878139
Publisher: Perennial
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
The lives and fortunes of the inhabitants of the Yacoubian Building, a once elegant, Art Deco apartment building in the heart of downtown Cairo, intertwine as the destinies of a fading aristocrat, voluptuous siren, devout young doorman, secretly gay newspaper editor, roof-squatting tailor, and corrupt politician come together. Reader's Guide available. Original. 40,000 first printing.

Review:
"Alaa Al Aswany has conjured a bewitching political novel of contemporary Cairo that is also an engagé novel about sex, a romantic novel about power, and a comic yet sympathetic novel about the vagaries of the human heart. Even the least politically oriented reader will find it engrossing."

New York Times Book Review, 08/27/2006

 

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