Category Archives: Egypt

Letters From Four Seasons

Letters From Four Seasons by Alistair Cooke  (England) 1978 / 60 pages rating – 8 / travel-seasons Very short little book about the seasons in different parts of the country (with a bit in England.)   Cooke starts with Spring … Continue reading

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The Yacoubian Building

The Yacoubian Building by Al Awaa  Aswny 2003 / 246 pages The basic setting for Aswany’s 2003 book is Cairo circa 1985 and the troubles which were being evidenced there at that time.   The Yacoubian Building fictionalizes a real … Continue reading

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