No One Sleeps in Alexandria

Publisher: AUC Press ISBN: 9774249615 Author: Ibrahim Abdel Meguid

This sweeping novel depicts the intertwined lives of an assortment of Egyptians—Muslims and Copts, northerners and southerners, men and women—as they begin to settle in Egypt’s great second city, and explores how the Second World War, starting in supposedly faraway Europe, comes crashing down on them, affecting their lives in fateful ways.