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The Yacoubian Building 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 Flawed And Fragile Humanity Reside In The Yacoubian Building, A Once Elegant Temple Of Art Deco Splendor Now Slowly Decaying In The Smog And Bustle Of Downtown Cairo A Fading Aristocrat And Self Proclaimed Scientist Of Women A Sultry, Voluptuous Siren A Devout Young Student, Feeling The Irresistible Pull Toward Fundamentalism A Newspaper Editor Helplessly In Love With A Policeman A Corrupt And Corpulent Politician, Twisting The Koran To Justify His Desires.These Disparate Lives Careen Toward An Explosive Conclusion In Alaa Al Aswany S Remarkable International Bestseller Teeming With Frank Sexuality And Heartfelt Compassion, This Book Is An Important Window On To The Experience Of Loss And Love In The Arab World.


About the Author: Alaa Al Aswany

Alaa al Aswany Arabic , Egyptian Arabic Masri born 1957 is an Egyptian writer, and a founding member of the political movement Kefaya.Trained as a dentist in Egypt and Chicago, it took him 9 years to earn his degree from Chicago National University where he spent 17 years in his life, al Aswany has contributed numerous articles to Egyptian newspapers on literatu Alaa al Aswany Arabic , Egyptian Arabic Masri born 1957 is an Egyptian writer, and a founding member of the political movement Kefaya.Trained as a dentist in Egypt and Chicago, it took him 9 years to earn his degree from Chicago National University where he spent 17 years in his life, al Aswany has contributed numerous articles to Egyptian newspapers on literature, politics, and social issues His second novel, The Yacoubian Building, an ironic depiction of modern Egyptian society, has been widely read in Egypt and throughout the Middle East It has been translated into English, Danish, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Greek and Dutch, and was adapted into a film 2006 and a television series 2007 of the same name.Chicago, a novel set in the city in which the author was educated, was published in January 2007.Al Aswany participated in the Blue Metropolis in Montreal, June 2008, and was featured in interviews with the CBC programme Writers and Company.Other forms of name Alaa al Aswani, Alaa El Aswany, Ala Aswani, Ala El Aswani



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    Dispiriting I nearly tossed this into the nearest patch of long grass, as I got so thoroughly sick of the descriptions of boobs and buttocks, so impatient with the fact that ALL the women fell into only two categories young and therefore luscious and desirable, or old, and therefore no longer desirable Worst of all is old and skinny and yes, it says a LOT about me that I m particularly sensitive to this because old and skinny means you turn...


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    Knjiga je divna, ako jos i odgledate egipatski film snimljen po istoimenom romanu onda je to pun pogodak Pravo osvezenje


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    Narrators tell stories protagonists tell them characters in novels do, too But in The Yacoubian Building, an apartment complex on a downtown street tells the story of a whole nation This ten story structure, I found, has a lot to say.The building doesn t talk, of course, but it shelters the many people whose lives the book recounts Brought together only by their place of residence, these very different people are, by the end, brought together in a second way, by the common experience of lif Narrators tell


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    I ve read this book twice now Once before coming to Egypt and again this summer, having lived in Egypt for two years.The first time I read it, I truly believed that the situations that happened within it were exaggerated for artistic license Now It s all true No artistic license needed Just straight forward truth I see so many of these things happening, and manybesides.Al Aswany s depiction of Egyptian life, his clever way of writing about Egypt s elite and corrupt, making sure reade I ve read this book twice now Once b


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