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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

The Map of Love - Ahdaf Soueif, أهداف سويف Judging by the price sticker I purchased this in Dublin's Chapters Bookshop. The cover is Aswan twilight with feluccas *sighs a remembering sigh*.Dedication: For IanFront Quotes: It is strange this period [1900-1914] when the Colonialists and their collaborators thought everything was quiet - was one of the most fertile in Egypt's history. A great examination of the self took place, and a great recharging of energy in preparation for a new Renaissance. (Gamal 'Abd el-Nasser, 'The Covenant' 1962)Even God cannot change the past. Agathon (447-401 BC)There is a family tree at the beginning (very helpful given the names) and a glossary at the back.Opening: - and there, on the table under her bedroom window, lies the voice that has set her dreaming again.#37 TBR Busting 2013Read 50 pages in the early hours just to get the sugary Sister of My Heart out of my system. This is infinitely better written.Intelligent hist fic that encompasses the twentieth century and trying to shake off the britsErudite and by necessity political Wonder if there will be a follow on to include the egyptian spring