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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Egyptian novels novels Arabic-language novels in fiction Novels set in Cairo. For other uses, see Yacoubian Building disambiguation. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The author, a dentist by profession, had his first office in the Yacoubian Yacibian in Cairo.

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Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Visit our Help Pages. After the revolution inwhich overthrew King Farouk and gave power to Gamal Abdel Nassermany of the rich foreigners, as well as native landowners and businessmen, who had lived at the Yacoubian fled the country. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Views Read Edit View history. One of its inhabitants is the aristocratic Zaki El Dessouki, authentic playboy for whom women are his great weakness. Share your thoughts with other customers.


The locale of the novel is downtown Cairowith the titular apartment building which actually exists serving as both a metaphor for contemporary Egypt and a unifying location in which most of the primary characters either live or work and in which much of the novel’s action takes place. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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The Yacoubian Building’s treatment of homosexuality is taboo-breakingparticularly for contemporary mainstream Arab literature. Ediciones Maeva Language: On the roof of the ten-story building are fifty small rooms one for each apartmentno more than two meters by two meters in area, which were originally used as storage areas and not as living quarters for human beings, but after wealthy residents began jacobian from downtown Cairo to suburbs such as Medinet Nasr and Mohandessin in the s, the rooms were gradually taken over by overwhelmingly yackbian migrants from the Egyptian countryside, arriving in Cairo in the hopes of finding employment.


On the other hand considering that the main gay character is presented as a predator, who gets men drunk while watching straight porn with them in order to seduce them and then ends up being strangled to death by one edifiicio his tricks, this movie?

yacobina Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Read more about DVD formats. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. The novel described the Yacoubian Building as one of the most luxurious and prestigious apartment blocks in Cairo following its construction by Armenian businessman Hagop Yacoubian inwith government ministers, wealthy manufacturers, and foreigners residing or working out of offices there.

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Only 2 left in stock. Write a customer review. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The Yacoubian Building Arabic: In one of his appointments it coincides with its neighbor Bothayna, a young person of low class. El Edificio Yakobian [Import espagnol].

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Khaled Diab, in an article entitled Cultural rainbowsexplores this aspect of the novel, and how this can help change popular attitudes to homosexuality in edificii Arab world. Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.