About this book
The mesmerising international bestseller which caused an unprecedented stir when it was published in Egypt. Currently being made into an Arabic-language film, it's a celebration and a ruthless dissection of a society dominated by bribery and corruption. 'Captivating and controversial...' "New York Review Of Books"
This exceptional Egyptian novel - as mesmerising as it is controversial - caused an unprecedented stir when it was first published in Arabic.