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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2015 - 496 pages
In British-occupied Egypt, on the eve of the 1952 revolution, respected landowner Abd el-Aziz Gaafar has fallen on hard times. Bankrupt, he moves his family to Cairo and takes ...
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The Yacoubian Building: A Novel

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2009 - 272 pages
This controversial bestselling novel in the Arab world reveals the political corruption, sexual repression, religious extremism, and modern hopes of Egypt today. All manner of ...
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Friendly Fire: Stories

Alaa Al Aswany - Fiction - 2009 - 256 pages
Friendly Fire, the first collection of short stories from Alaa Al Aswany, acclaimed author of Chicago and The Yacoubian Building, deftly explores the lives of contemporary ...
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On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

Alaa Al Aswany - History - 2011 - 208 pages
“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK ...
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Friendly Fire

Alaa Al Aswany, Humphrey Davies - Egypt - 2009 - 219 pages
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