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A Woman of Cairo by Noel Barber

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Published by Hodder Headline .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical fiction,
  • English Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Historical - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9629049M
ISBN 100340839910
ISBN 109780340839911

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A Woman of Cairo (Coronet Books) by Noel Barber and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Woman of Cairo by Noel Barber - AbeBooks Passion for books. A Woman of Cairo. Set in Cairo in , this book paints a portrait of Egypt in the days when it was a British Protectorate—a colony in all but name. The author was a chief foreign correspondent for the Daily Mail and lived in Cairo, where he met Nasser, Sadat, and King Farouk, all . Son and daughter of diplomats in Cairo, the gentle Serena Pasha and Mark Holt are good-looking and privileged, growing up in a magical world of champagne breakfasts and midnight picnics at the pyramids. Their lives entwined since childhood, they grow ever closer as adults. Yet Serena's hand has been promised not to Mark, but to his brother, Greg. Son and daughter of diplomats in Cairo, the gentle Serena Pasha and Mark Holt are privileged and attractive, growing up in a magical world of champagne breakfasts and midnight picnics at the pyramids.4/5().

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