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The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution

The Buried: An Archaeology Of The Egyptian Revolution ; Peter Hessler

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    I like the ending of the book in which the author takes his Egyptian friends to see the Egypt Museum and other ancient ruins, which they had never ventured out to see before. I liked the ending, in which the author takes his local Egyptian friends to see the Egypt Museum and other ancient ruins


    It is a mostly happy story with a gradual sadness reflecting Egypt's decline that builds over the 5 years and ends with the author finally admitting "for me." This is the perfect book for the lesser informed like me, it is a mostly happy story with a gradual sadness reflecting Egypt's


    The neighborhood hired designers and builders and built their own ramps, but no one said a word. This is an absorbing read in which you care for the individuals and families who are described and in the meantime you learn history, both the recent past as well as the ancient.


    I was amazed by Peter Hessler's previous books, they were all about exploring a different and higher level than any other writers I have read.


    This is a book that I would recommend to anyone who was in Cairo during the time Hessler was there.

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