Book Reviews of The Yacoubian Building

The Yacoubian Building
The Yacoubian Building
Author: Alaa Al Aswany
ISBN-13: 9780060878139
ISBN-10: 0060878134
Publication Date: 8/1/2006
Pages: 272
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 23

3.7 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Reviews: Amazon | Write a Review

3 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

reviewed The Yacoubian Building on
Helpful Score: 1
A tremendous insight into the complexities and passion of life in modern Cairo.
reviewed The Yacoubian Building on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Disparate lives led by the residents of an apartment building in modern Cairo. It caused a scandal when it was first publlished in Egypt and has now been made into a movie. A great read and a primer on modern Egyptian urban society.
reviewed The Yacoubian Building on + 10 more book reviews
An interesting insight into Egyptian life.