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Nslation for the first timeYitzhak Gormezano Goren was born in Alexandria Egypt in 1941 and immigrated to Israel as a child A playwright and novelist Goren studied English and French literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University In 1982 he cofounded the Bimat Kedem Theater“Helps show why postwar Alexandria inspires nostalgia and avidity in seemingly everyone who knew it The result is what summer reading should be fast carefree visceral and incipiently lubricious”— The New Yorker“Luminous One of the great triumphs of Alexandrian Summer is the richness of the evocation of this city and the multiple cultures pressed within it A sultry eroticism pervades”— The ForwardAlexandria a lush paradise by the sea comes to antic full bodied life Gormezano Goren’s characters are vividly depicted as they grow up or grow older in a city of conflicting loyalties riven by resentment ready to revolt Readers will be transported— Publi.

alexandrian kindle summer download Alexandrian Summer KindleNslation for the first timeYitzhak Gormezano Goren was born in Alexandria Egypt in 1941 and immigrated to Israel as a child A playwright and novelist Goren studied English and French literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University In 1982 he cofounded the Bimat Kedem Theater“Helps show why postwar Alexandria inspires nostalgia and avidity in seemingly everyone who knew it The result is what summer reading should be fast carefree visceral and incipiently lubricious”— The New Yorker“Luminous One of the great triumphs of Alexandrian Summer is the richness of the evocation of this city and the multiple cultures pressed within it A sultry eroticism pervades”— The ForwardAlexandria a lush paradise by the sea comes to antic full bodied life Gormezano Goren’s characters are vividly depicted as they grow up or grow older in a city of conflicting loyalties riven by resentment ready to revolt Readers will be transported— Publi.

➽ [Reading] ➿ Alexandrian Summer By Yitzhak Gormezano Goren ➲ – It-ural.pro Alexandrian Summer is the story of two Jewish families living their frenzied last days in the doomed cosmopolitan social whirl of Alexandria just before fleeing Egypt for Israel in 1951 The conventionAlexandrian Summer is the story of two Jewish families living their frenzied last days in the doomed cosmopolitan social whirl of Alexandria just before fleeing Egypt for Israel in 1951 The conventions of the Egyptian upper middle class are laid bare in this dazzling novel which exposes startling sexual hypocrisies and portrays a now vanished polyglot world of horse racing seaside promenades and elegant night clubs Hamdi Ali senior is an old time patriarch with than a dash of strong Turkish blood His handsome elder son a promising horse jockey can't afford sexual frustration as it leads him to overeat and imperil his career but the woman he lusts after won't let him get beyond undoing a few buttons Victor the younger son takes his pleasure with other boys But the true heroine of the story—richly evoked in a pungent upstairsdownstairs mix—is the raucous seductive city of Alexandria itself Published in Hebrew in 1978 Alexandrian Summer appears now in tra.

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  1. Joan Kerr Joan Kerr says:

    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleI used to be Robert too Twenty years ago I’m coming from twenty years away I won’t interrupt I just want to watch I won’t interfere God forbid I just want to tell the story of one summer a Mediterranean summer an Alexandrian summerSo Alexandrian Summer starts and finishes with the writer returning to see his own ten year old self Robby on the balcony of the old apartment taking down car licence numberplates And at the end of the story rain begins to fall on Robby and he leaves his notebook discarded on the balconyThe summer was washed off the streets Winter came to AlexandriaIn between is a story as flexible as a silken rope moving with th


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    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleThis story is beautiful and the words are too evoking strong feelings and imagery Very well written and translated Spoilers In reading the first few chapters I thought I wasn't going to love the book too much after all I thought the boys' explorations into homosexual sex was pretty unrealistic Would boys do that? Yes I guess could believe that although


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    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer Kindleuick Review Glad to finally have an English translation available This novel provides a fascinating look at a summer season in 1951 Egypt the cosmopolitan atmosphere is fr


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    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleFrom the introduction The peaceful co existence of so many creeds and nationalities may have been asking too much of mankind and in the end was too good to be true It never lasts it never did This author deftly handles extremely serious social issues through this story primarily about horse racing and the jockeys involved There isn'


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    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleInteresting time and place Alexandria Egypt of the early 1950sKind of the lull before the very big storm The many varied residents of the City actually got along in a sort of way but the lower class Arabs were just waiting to explode and over turn a rather decadent way of life to be replaced by even worse trouble Lots of portent of what was to come without being too preachy about who was right and wrong


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  7. Belle Hsu Belle Hsu says:

    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleEvery detail Yitzhak described in the story brings me back to the Alexandria I know from 2017 even though the book was published in 1978 based in the 1950s Back then Alexandria was diversed with religions languages and race It gave me a context of the history of Alex It was vibrant with international citizens compared to the Alex I stayed for nearly a month in 2017 When I first visited Alexandria in 2017 I was amazed by the Mediterranean like city in an Arabian country definately not in my conceptions of Egypt would look like I was so amazed by the old European like buildings that exists in such beautiful coast lines of Alex I fell in love w


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    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleIn the early 1950's Alexandria was a multicultural city with a thriving Jewish community This story is a look into life in that community through two families Their life of horse racing night clubs restaurants is facing rising Egyptian n


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    eBook it ural.pro Ü Alexandrian Summer Kindle à alexandrian kindle, summer download, Alexandrian Summer KindleI am there among them growing into the woman I was meant to be free spirited worldly


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