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The City Always Wins: A Novel | Omar Robert Hamilton
A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the police in Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamiltons debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of the twenty-first century. Arrestingly visual, intensely lyrical, uncompromisingly political, The City Always Wins is a novel not just about Egypts revolution but about a global generation that tried to change the world.
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The City Always Wins: A Novel | Omar Robert Hamilton
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Stopped by one of my favourite bookshops on the weekend and could leave empty handed. Excited to start this one next!

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For #WildWednesday here are 2 books about the Egyptian revolution in 2011: Life from Cairo and the City Always Wins (both happened to come out within a few weeks of each other and I'm ECSTATIC to read both) and Broken Sleep a supposed "Pynchon-esque" saga following a man diagnosed with Leukemia who discovers his mother isn't his birth mother- and he needs a donor.

My last #BookMail excluding BOTM until I make bingo progress! #AwesomeAutumnBooks

Laalaleighh I love the aesthetics in this 📸 2y
mrozzz @Laalaleighh amazing right? Love these covers.... 2y
Yeah_I_Read @mrozzz could it be possible that we are reading twins separated at birth ? I just bought The City Always Wins! 2y
mrozzz I think it must be @Yeah_I_Read !!!! 🤓😄 2y
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#TBRtemptation post 2! This debut novel is literary fiction set in contemporary Egypt. Deeply involved in the 2011 Tahrir Square uprising, Mariam and Khalil move through Cairo's roiling streets with energy and purpose. They believe in the revolution and realize the whole world is watching. From night battles with police to post-revolutionary exile, this cutting, intense, brutal account will provide deep insights. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

TheBookStacker Such a great book. Just finished it! 2y
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My June Round-Up since I won't finish Hunger by tonight.

The Fact of a Body 4⭐️
Chemistry 4.5⭐️
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo 5🌟
My Absolute Darling 3.5⭐️
Gone With The Wind 5🌟
The Marsh Kings Daughter 3.5⭐️
Brown Girl Dreaming 5🌟
Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance 4⭐️
Strangers in Their Own Land 4⭐️
The City Always Wins 5🌟

auntie_jenn you had a great month 👍🏻 2y
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Fantastic debut novel chronicling the Egyptian Arab Spring uprising. Through the book, you follow the urgency of the protests from the POV of two young activists while also following the family of a young martyr. The book does a great job of giving the reader a micro and macro view.

Itchyfeetreader Sounds interesting 3y
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