The City Always Wins

The City Always Wins

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ISBN
9780571332663
Published
07/06/2018
9780571332663
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
320

About the Book

Winner of the the Betty Trask Prize 2018
Winner of the Best Debut Under 35 from the Society of Authors
Winner of the Prix de le Litterature, Institut Du Monde Arabe
A Boston Globe and White Review Book of the Year

Egypt, 2011: this is a revolution. On the streets of Cairo, a violent uprising is transforming the course of history. Mariam and Khalil, two young activists, are swept up in the fervour. Their lives will never be the same again.

The City Always Wins captures the feverish intensity of the 2011 Egyptian revolution ­­– from the euphoria of mass protests, to the silence of the morgue – piercing the bloody heart of the uprising.

Winner of the the Betty Trask Prize 2018Winner of the Best Debut Under 35 from the Society of AuthorsWinner of the Prix de le Litterature, Institut Du Monde ArabeA Boston Globe and White Review Book of the YearEgypt, 2011: this is a revolution. On the streets of Cairo, a violent uprising is transforming the course of history. Mariam and Khalil, two young activists, are swept up in the fervour. Their lives will never be the same again. The City Always Wins captures the feverish intensity of the 2011 Egyptian revolution ­­– from the euphoria of mass protests, to the silence of the morgue – piercing the bloody heart of the uprising.
  • Omar Robert Hamilton

    Omar Robert Hamilton is an award-winning filmmaker and writer. He has written for the Guardian, the London Review of Books and Guernica. He co-founded the Mosireen media collective in Cairo and the Palestine Festival of Literature. The City Always Wins is his debut novel.

“An astounding debut novel.”
- Guardian
“Unbearable. Unmissable. A dazzling debut.”
- Naomi Klein

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The City Always Wins

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