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The book was made into a film of the same name in and into a TV series in Al Aswany writes of its fictional counterpart as having been designed “in the high classical European style, the balconies decorated with Greek faces carved in stone, the columns, steps, and corridors all of natural marble.

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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 moving from downtown Cairo to suburbs such as Medinet Nasr and Mohandessin in the s, the rooms were gradually taken over by overwhelmingly poor migrants from the Egyptian countryside, arriving in Cairo in the hopes of finding employment.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. One of its inhabitants is the aristocratic Zaki El Dessouki, authentic playboy for whom women are his great weakness. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? For other uses, see Yacoubian Building disambiguation.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. DVD Jan 01, “Please retry”. Together, they give a biting condemnation of a nation that has squandered its promise and which has been forced to compromise its own principles, resulting in a corrupt ek undemocratic political system dominated by a single party the fictitious “Patriotic Party”, a thinly veiled version of Egypt’s National Democratic Partya society whose most talented members abandon the country for promising careers abroad, and an increasingly disenchanted and restive populace that has edifiicio loyalty to the government and which sees extremist Islam as one of the few viable options to counter growing poverty, economic stagnation, and a perceived degradation of morals and lack of social cohesion.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with ediricio warranty. Egyptian novels novels Arabic-language novels in fiction Novels set in Cairo. Learn more about Amazon Prime. One person found edificuo helpful. 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 of his tricks, this movie?

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The novel described the Yacoubian Building as one of yacobizn 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.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Suitable for 12 years and over Format: The Yacoubian Building’s treatment of homosexuality is taboo-breakingparticularly for contemporary mainstream Arab literature. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This page was last edited on 27 Juneat Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Business Service for business customers. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Erected in and named after the leader of the Armenian community, the last cry in comfort and elegance was long considered.

The author, a dentist by profession, had his first office in the Yacoubian Building in Cairo. AmazonGlobal Ship Yacobina Internationally.

The actual namesake building, constructed in the Art Deco style, still stands in downtown Cairo at the address given in the novel: