Friday, 12 November 2010

The new pharaohs: an Egyptian assesses his country

Egypt on the Brink” is a slim book, simply written and easy to understand, and it goes a long way to filling this void. The author, Tarek Osman, a Western-educated Egyptian banker and occasional columnist, brings the eye of an intelligent amateur to the story of his country’s past half-century. He writes with feeling, backed up by an impressively broad list of sources as well as sharp critical insight and astute judgment.

Read more: The Economist

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