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Cairo by Max Rodenbeck
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Jun 08, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: favorites, research-for-novel
Read from June 08 to 20, 2010

straight-up MUST if you ever intend to live in or even visit this CITY VICTORIOUS. It reads so easily and somehow Rodenbeck manages to teach you a thing or two about Mamluk torture practices and Fatimid burials. If you love Cairo, you'll love it, and if you're disillusioned with Cairo, you'll gain a re-appreciation for this magical place (if you hate Cairo, then GTFO).

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