Midaq Alley

SKU: b133125
UPC: 9780385264761

Considered to be Egyptian Nobel laureate Mahfouz's best novel, Midaq Alley takes place in the bustling back alleys of Cairo and brings to life the diverse people who call that city home. Written in the 1940s, the book tells a moving and timeless tale of poverty and tragic circumstance. With convincing characters and a universal sense of place, Midaq Alley explores complex social issues that are still relevant in many Arab countries today.