Metro: A Story of Cairo

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"For proof of the power of comics, look no further than Metro... It is not hard to see why the dictatorship was alarmed by the novel. In a deft black-and-white portrait of Cairo and its neighborhoods, a thriller unfolds along the metro system, giving a powerful insight into why the revolution took place." --Newsweek "There are twists and turns, murders and shadowy conspiracies... The Byzantine plot is saturated with a political commentary on the state of today's Egypt, depicted as a deeply dysfunctional country whose citizens take government corruption and repression as a given." --The National (Abu Dhabi) "A visual record of the zeitgeist, filled with poverty, sexual frustration, corruption, and abuse... Part thriller, part love story, part socio-political commentary." --Daily News Egypt For proof of the power of comics, look no further than "Metro.".. It is not hard to see why the dictatorship was alarmed by the novel. In a deft black-and-white portrait of Cairo and its neighborhoods, a thriller unfolds along the metro system, giving a powerful insight into why the revolution took place. "Newsweek" There are twists and turns, murders and shadowy conspiracies The Byzantine plot is saturated with a political commentary on the state of today's Egypt, depicted as a deeply dysfunctional country whose citizens take government corruption and repression as a given. "The National (Abu Dhabi)" A visual record of the zeitgeist, filled with poverty, sexual frustration, corruption, and abuse Part thriller, part love story, part socio-political commentary. "Daily News Egypt"" "For proof of the power of comics, look no further than "Metro.".. It is not hard to see why the dictatorship was alarmed by the novel. In a deft black-and-white portrait of Cairo and its neighborhoods, a thriller unfolds along the metro system, giving a powerful insight into why the revolution took place."--"Newsweek" "There are twists and turns, murders and shadowy conspiracies... The Byzantine plot is saturated with a political commentary on the state of today's Egypt, depicted as a deeply dysfunctional country whose citizens take government corruption and repression as a given." --"The National" (Abu Dhabi) "A visual record of the zeitgeist, filled with poverty, sexual frustration, corruption, and abuse... Part thriller, part love story, part socio-political commentary." --"Daily News Egypt" "There are twists and turns, murders and shadowy conspiracies... The Byzantine plot is saturated with a political commentary on the state of today's Egypt, depicted as a deeply dysfunctional country whose citizens take government corruption and repression as a given." --"The National" (Abu Dhabi) "A visual record of the zeitgeist, filled with poverty, sexual frustration, corruption, and abuse... Part thriller, part love story, part socio-political commentary." --"Daily News Egypt"

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When Shihab runs afoul of a loan shark, all avenues of salvation in Mubarak's corrupt, oppressive Egypt are closed to him but one: robbing a bank. Things go wrong: In their blow against their crumbling society, Shihab and his friend Mustafa happen on evidence of vice that points to the upper reaches of the regime. On a wild chase through Cairo's metro system, Shihab and Mustafa turn to family and friends for refuge, which is offered only by Dina, a muckraking journalist who, for Shihab, will take the greatest of risks. In art as alive and immediate as Cairo itself, Magdy El Shafee has delivered an arresting and prescient portrait of a crumbling society and Egypt's coming eruption. A powerful story of comrades on the lam and an impossible love, "Metro" also sounds the cry for a better, freer future.

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Descripción Metropolitan Books. Paperback. Condición: New. 112 pages. Dimensions: 9.9in. x 6.9in. x 0.4in.When Shehab, a young software designer, runs afoul of a loan shark, all avenues of escape in Mubaraks corrupt, chaotic Egypt seem to be closed to him. Getting help from the bank is impossible without connections, and Shehabs uncle abroad wants nothing to do with his troubles. A powerful businessman offers assistance, but the next day Shehab sees him being stabbed in an alleyand the mans dying words suggest a conspiracy extending to the upper reaches of the regime. Angry and broke, Shehab enlists his friend Mustafa in a bank heistand falls into a vortex of financial and political corruption. On the run with a case full of money and evidence of murder, the two careen through Cairos metro system, evading the police and the thugs who are out in force to crush antigovernment protests. The only allies who can help get them out of this mess, the friends realize, are a blind shoe-shine man and a muckraking journalist. In art as pulsing and immediate as Cairo itself, Magdy El Shafee has delivered a prescient portrait of a crumbling society and Egypts coming eruption. A powerful story of young men with nothing left to lose, Metro sounds the cry for a better, freer future. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Nº de ref. del artículo: 9780805094886

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