About the Book

Cairo Stories

Cairo Stories

June 2007
Trade Paperback · 176 Pages
$14.95 U.S. · $18.00 CAN
ISBN 9781846590252
Telegram Books


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Egypt is the setting for this collection, but the stories are universal—whether it’s the girl whose mother no longer recognizes her, a young man who uses the changing political climate to avenge his despotic father, or the woman consumed by guilt for abandoning her children. The characters throughout the stories unveil the scents and sensations of Cairo, from the early fifties to the present day.

Anne-Marie Drosso was born in Cairo in 1951. In 1974 she moved to Canada, where she studied law and worked as an appeal commissioner. She now lives in London.

About the Author

Anne-Marie Drosso was born in Cairo in 1951. She left Egypt in her twenties for Canada, where she studied and taught; she has most recently lived in London. Her collection, Cairo Stories, was published by Telegram in 2007. She now lives in Monterey, California. This is her first novel.