August 2016 Readers' Book Club
The MiddlemanAmr Kamal Hamouda
Published by Dar Althaqafa Algadeeda 2016
Although this book takes the form of a novel, it is an informal biography of one of Egypt's most notorius business men and through his wheeling and dealing, it dissects the security state and its business cronies in Mubarak's regime.
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The Middleman excerpt from the novel
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