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The Yacubian Building

£2.49

Product description

Welcome to the Yacubian Building, Cairo. Grand, sad, full of stories and passion.

Some live in squalor on its rooftop, others inhabit the faded glory of its apartments and offices - here a womanizing aristocrat, there the secretly gay editor of Le Caire newspaper. Religious fervour jostles with promiscuity; bribery and exploitation with joy and elation; modern life with ancient culture. Taha, the son of the building's doorman, has aspirations and dreams for himself and his childhood sweetheart Busayna. but when thiee dreams are dashed on the rocks of corruption, hope turns to bitterness - with devastating consequences.

Item details

Author(s):
Alaa Al Aswany
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Fourth Estate

Standard UK Delivery (£3.95 per order)

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About this item

Welcome to the Yacubian Building, Cairo. Grand, sad, full of stories and passion.

Some live in squalor on its rooftop, others inhabit the faded glory of its apartments and offices - here a womanizing aristocrat, there the secretly gay editor of Le Caire newspaper. Religious fervour jostles with promiscuity; bribery and exploitation with joy and elation; modern life with ancient culture. Taha, the son of the building's doorman, has aspirations and dreams for himself and his childhood sweetheart Busayna. but when thiee dreams are dashed on the rocks of corruption, hope turns to bitterness - with devastating consequences.

Author(s):
Alaa Al Aswany
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Fourth Estate

Delivery & returns

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Europe: £4.70

Outside Europe: £7.00

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