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The Republic of False Truths

Alaa Al Aswany

(author)

,

S. R. Fellowes

(translator)

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The idealistic young from different backgrounds - engineers, teachers, medical students, and among them the general's daughter - have come together to challenge the status quo. Euphoria mounts as Mubarak is toppled, love blossoms across class divides, but the general and his friends mount a devastating counter-attack.
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The highly anticipated finale to Deborah Levy’s 'Living Autobiography'

“Drily funny, irreverent, curious” – The Guardian, Book of the day

From the bestselling author of The Yacoubian Building 'Superb' Sunday Times 'Searing' Daily Mail 'Blistering' Financial Times 'Glorious' Observer 'Amazing' Andre Aciman General Alwany is a pious man who loves his family. He also tortures and kills enemies of the state. Under the regime of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt is gripped by cronyism, religious hypocrisy, and the oppressive military. Now, however, the regime faces its greatest crisis. The idealistic young from different backgrounds - engineers, teachers, medical students, and among them the general's daughter - have come together to challenge the status quo. Euphoria mounts as Mubarak is toppled and love blossoms across class divides, but the general and his friends mount a devastating counter-attack.
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Book publisherFaber & Faber
Publication date1 Apr 2021
FormatHardback
Pages464
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