Cairo Trilogy - Naguib Mahfouz

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Cairo Trilogy - Naguib Mahfouz

Post by New Gal » Fri Jul 03, 2009 5:34 pm

Finally managed to track down all three so am really looking forward to spending my weekend curled up with these!


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Post by JOJO » Fri Jul 03, 2009 7:45 pm

I've just read a review and they look like a good read.
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Post by Lizk » Fri Jul 03, 2009 11:42 pm

cairo trilogy is fantastic, hope you enjoy.

went to khan el khalili when in cairo recently and it was so weird to look around and think of the tales of then and try and imagine the place as it was :) :) :)
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Post by Jane Akshar » Sat Jul 04, 2009 1:08 pm

I like one of his called Respected Sir, wow what an insight.

Cairo trilogy is a cracking good read, enjoy
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Post by New Gal » Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:16 pm

Left the first one at work! Was so looking forward to reading it too, will have to wait :cry:
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Post by Jane Akshar » Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:30 pm

You been reading at work again, naughty girl
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Post by New Gal » Sat Jul 04, 2009 7:28 pm

Ha ha I wish, went out from work and left it there by mistake!
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Post by Karenh » Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:48 am

Ive been reading the Cairo trilogy and its great I cant wait to go to Cairo in October even if it is for a day. The author makes everything seem so life like in bazzars and coffee houses. Im now on the second book and cant wait to get home to read. !
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Post by cbrbddd » Sat Jul 18, 2009 10:39 pm

You all just reminded me that I have the whole trilogy just waiting to be re-read . . . I got a hard-back volume with all 3 so that should be a balancing act for bedtime reading.

I think it might have more immediacy for me since I've been to Cairo several times now. I hadn't even been at the time I first read them so this should be interesting.

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