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Revisió d'Usuari  - steller0707 - LibraryThing

The Map of Love By Adaf Soueif Beautifully written love story set against both contemporary Egypt and the early 20th century tumultuous British occupation. There is much detail about Egyptian history ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - jonfaith - LibraryThing

Last fall my wife read about the BBC/Fox production of Taboo starring Tom Hardy and an amazing supporting cast. What could possibly fail? Well, we waited for all the episodes to air and having ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing

“So. Tell me. What do you think? Which is better? To take action and perhaps make a fatal mistake - or to take no action and die slowly anyway?” This novel centres on three women of three differing ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - qofd - LibraryThing

While the love story element of this book was interesting I could not get into the politics of Egypt. I have no interest in politics at the best of times so a lot of this book left me cold. Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - sbsolter - LibraryThing

Unfortunately I read The Map of Love in two parts, separated by 5 weeks of travel, which caused the book to feel a bit disconnected for me. However, even taking that into account I cannot say that I ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - brigidsmith - LibraryThing

A love story about an English widow and her marriage to an Egyptian gentleman at the end of the 19th C. This story was so romantic it made me ACHE!! I loved it, and have since bought it as a present for a friend. I would give it more than 5 stars if I could!!! Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - nordie - LibraryThing

An understanding of middle eastern history/politics over the last 150 years or so certainly helps. Found my energy petering at the end, but the love story between Anna and Sharif is lovely Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - nadaskyg - LibraryThing

This book convinced me to marry my husband. The story centeres on characters whose lives are profoundly affected by global events of their time. It reminded me how defenseless life and love can be ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - mumfie - LibraryThing

This is a very genteel story that is a romance but also explores the clash between Egypt and Britain. Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Revisió d'Usuari  - mrsjwilloughby - LibraryThing

Soppy title but intelligent read Llegeix la ressenya completa


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