Penguin, 2015, Softcover, Book Condition: Fine, First
First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 475 pages. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . A rollicking, exuberant and powerfully moving story of a family swept up by social unrest in post-World War II Cairo. Once a respected landowner, Abd el-Aziz Gaafar fell into penury and moved his family to Cairo, where he was forced into menial work at the Automobile Club - a of refuge of colonial luxury for its European members. Full of absorbing incident, and marvelously drawn characters, The Automobile Club of Egypt gives us Egypt on the brink of changes that resonate to this day. It is an irresistible confirmation of Al Aswany's reputation as one of the world's most beguiling storytellers and insightful interpreters of the human spirit. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Egypt; 1940s; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781926428390. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5968.