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Born in Saudi Arabia, Hugh Miles was educated in Libya and Eton and studied Arabic at Oxford and in the Yemen. He has written for the London Review of Books and the S. Times. He won The Times Young Journalist of the Year award in 2000.Review:
** 'Miles should be applauded for telling their stories so compellingly, and for giving us such a detailed insight into their everyday lives. * SCOTSMAN * ** 'An intriguing read and, as an introduction to Egyptian life, it's fascinating * DAILY MAIL * ** 'Playing Cards mixes personal vignettes with an informed overview of Egyptian politics, and although unflinching about Cairo's problems, Miles shows his affection for this great city of every page. * FINANCIAL TIMES * ** 'Behind the veil are the frustrations, fads, fashions and fallibilities familiar to women the world over. Miles is a loving listener, whose understanding of the Islamic world is sharpened by tea and sympathy * THE TIMES *
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Book Description Abacus, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0349119791
Book Description Abacus, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0349119791
Book Description Abacus. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0349119791 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0108902