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Flight into Egypt

3.33 of 5 stars 3.33  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Hardcover, Cx title: Flight into -- etc, not The Flight
Published by Viking Books (first published April 9th 1970)
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I'm always startled by how many GRs read junk best-sells, but
that's my naivete about the Reading Public. Here's an extraordinary
novel that takes its spin from 'Thousand and One Nights' with
Scheherazade, and delivers a wicked and bizarre punch. Of course
it's a rare item, you don't expect best-sellie, do you? Publishers
find food for mass-kissers and then promote. Pubs know that, at
heart, most readers are stupid. Hence marketing of Larsson slop.

Author Jullian creates a wacky world in which a young
Feb 25, 2008 Ria rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Ria by: no one my sister bought it for me.
A very surreal Egyptian version of a 1001 Arabian nights where a wandering tramp tells stories of his past in Egypt to a tourist. Sometimes hard to follow and very surreal story with slight erotic overtones and licentiousness at an Egyptian court.
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