Cairo

Cairo

A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. Cairo interweaves the fates of a drug runner, a down-on-his-luck journalist, an American expatriate, a troubled young student, and an Israeli soldier as they race through bustling present- A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this mo...

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Title:Cairo
Author:G. Willow Wilson
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Genres:Sequential Art
ISBN:Cairo
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:160 pages pages

Cairo Reviews

  • Philip
    Jun 29, 2011

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

    G. Willow Wilson nimmt den Leser mit auf ihre persönliche Reise in ein unbekanntes Land, eine fremde Kultur und eine Religion, von der man viel hört, aber wenig weiß. Nachdem sie während des Studiums zum Islam konvertierte, möchte sie nun für einige Zeit in einem muslimischen...

    Before G. Willow Wilson really made waves with Ms. Marvel, she burst onto the graphic novel scene with Cairo, a fast-paced adventure revolving around a jinn in a hookah (she would explore jinns more fully in Alif the Unseen , which in retrospect does feel like a natural follow-up to C...

    I picked this up at the library on a whim and because I liked the cover. The illustrations didn't let me down at all; throughout they are vividly expressive. I thought the illustrator did a great job capturing nuances of speech and habit for each character. The story itself-- well, I...

    Six individuals arrive in Cairo. A lamp and a crime lord ensure that they will not leave the same. I found this quite engaging at first, but once some of the (view spoiler)[magical (hide spoiler)] content hit, it lost me a bit. (view spoiler)[Although I did like the stuff about fin...

    I'm not really adept at reading comics. I don't have a vocabulary and a body of experience to judge and compare work. I can say that I REALLY LIKED THIS ONE. Much more so than I expected. I keep expecting Wilson to write like the Mary Sue characters she puts in her stories: idealist...

    3.5 Cairo was a pretty decent graphic novel. I loved the illustrations, though they were more comic-book-esque rather than what has become the "graphic novel..." Granted, many people refuse to see the difference anyway. The book pulls from Arabic, Muslim, and Jewish traditions, ...

  • Melle
    Feb 10, 2016

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

  • notyourmonkey
    Aug 22, 2011

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

  • Matt Buchholz
    Feb 23, 2008

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

  • Jen
    Jul 05, 2008

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

  • Thomas
    Jul 11, 2010

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

  • Melissa
    Dec 30, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

  • Shannon (Giraffe Days)
    May 13, 2012

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

  • Dov Zeller
    Jan 22, 2016

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

  • Tanvir Muntasim
    Aug 18, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

  • new_user
    Apr 10, 2009

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

  • Skip
    Feb 14, 2015

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

  • Steve
    Sep 03, 2008

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

  • Raina
    Apr 08, 2014

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

    G. Willow Wilson nimmt den Leser mit auf ihre persönliche Reise in ein unbekanntes Land, eine fremde Kultur und eine Religion, von der man viel hört, aber wenig weiß. Nachdem sie während des Studiums zum Islam konvertierte, möchte sie nun für einige Zeit in einem muslimischen...

    Before G. Willow Wilson really made waves with Ms. Marvel, she burst onto the graphic novel scene with Cairo, a fast-paced adventure revolving around a jinn in a hookah (she would explore jinns more fully in Alif the Unseen , which in retrospect does feel like a natural follow-up to C...

    I picked this up at the library on a whim and because I liked the cover. The illustrations didn't let me down at all; throughout they are vividly expressive. I thought the illustrator did a great job capturing nuances of speech and habit for each character. The story itself-- well, I...

    Six individuals arrive in Cairo. A lamp and a crime lord ensure that they will not leave the same. I found this quite engaging at first, but once some of the (view spoiler)[magical (hide spoiler)] content hit, it lost me a bit. (view spoiler)[Although I did like the stuff about fin...

  • مĜµĜ·ÙÙŠ Ĝ³Ù„يمĜ§Ù†
    Nov 02, 2012

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

  • Michael
    Mar 30, 2011

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

  • Sara
    Jan 07, 2011

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

    G. Willow Wilson nimmt den Leser mit auf ihre persönliche Reise in ein unbekanntes Land, eine fremde Kultur und eine Religion, von der man viel hört, aber wenig weiß. Nachdem sie während des Studiums zum Islam konvertierte, möchte sie nun für einige Zeit in einem muslimischen...

    Before G. Willow Wilson really made waves with Ms. Marvel, she burst onto the graphic novel scene with Cairo, a fast-paced adventure revolving around a jinn in a hookah (she would explore jinns more fully in Alif the Unseen , which in retrospect does feel like a natural follow-up to C...

    I picked this up at the library on a whim and because I liked the cover. The illustrations didn't let me down at all; throughout they are vividly expressive. I thought the illustrator did a great job capturing nuances of speech and habit for each character. The story itself-- well, I...

  • Elizabeth A
    May 25, 2015

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

  • Nadine
    Mar 01, 2011

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

    G. Willow Wilson nimmt den Leser mit auf ihre persönliche Reise in ein unbekanntes Land, eine fremde Kultur und eine Religion, von der man viel hört, aber wenig weiß. Nachdem sie während des Studiums zum Islam konvertierte, möchte sie nun für einige Zeit in einem muslimischen...

  • Alaa  A
    Oct 18, 2015

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

  • Donald Armfield
    Apr 14, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

  • Nicholas
    Jun 28, 2013

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

    G. Willow Wilson nimmt den Leser mit auf ihre persönliche Reise in ein unbekanntes Land, eine fremde Kultur und eine Religion, von der man viel hört, aber wenig weiß. Nachdem sie während des Studiums zum Islam konvertierte, möchte sie nun für einige Zeit in einem muslimischen...

    Before G. Willow Wilson really made waves with Ms. Marvel, she burst onto the graphic novel scene with Cairo, a fast-paced adventure revolving around a jinn in a hookah (she would explore jinns more fully in Alif the Unseen , which in retrospect does feel like a natural follow-up to C...

    I picked this up at the library on a whim and because I liked the cover. The illustrations didn't let me down at all; throughout they are vividly expressive. I thought the illustrator did a great job capturing nuances of speech and habit for each character. The story itself-- well, I...

    Six individuals arrive in Cairo. A lamp and a crime lord ensure that they will not leave the same. I found this quite engaging at first, but once some of the (view spoiler)[magical (hide spoiler)] content hit, it lost me a bit. (view spoiler)[Although I did like the stuff about fin...

    I'm not really adept at reading comics. I don't have a vocabulary and a body of experience to judge and compare work. I can say that I REALLY LIKED THIS ONE. Much more so than I expected. I keep expecting Wilson to write like the Mary Sue characters she puts in her stories: idealist...

  • Liz Janet
    Jan 23, 2015

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

  • Malak Aly
    Apr 05, 2013

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

  • Sunil
    Jan 07, 2012

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

    Damn black & white comics. Although this one I enjoyed. Learned a few things in my hunt for research of The Jinn. ...

    Cairo is written, in many ways, as a loving tribute to the eponymous city itself. Set in the Egyptian capital, the book follows a group of characters from a myriad of nationalities and social backgrounds?including an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian journalist, a drug-runner, a suicide b...

    We have an international program at the college where I work, and the person in charge of the program has been ordering graphic novels set in foreign countries, like Persepolis, in an effort to make it easier for students to learn about foreign cultures. When I saw this title, and saw ...

    G. Willow Wilson nimmt den Leser mit auf ihre persönliche Reise in ein unbekanntes Land, eine fremde Kultur und eine Religion, von der man viel hört, aber wenig weiß. Nachdem sie während des Studiums zum Islam konvertierte, möchte sie nun für einige Zeit in einem muslimischen...

    Before G. Willow Wilson really made waves with Ms. Marvel, she burst onto the graphic novel scene with Cairo, a fast-paced adventure revolving around a jinn in a hookah (she would explore jinns more fully in Alif the Unseen , which in retrospect does feel like a natural follow-up to C...

  • Katie Florida
    Sep 21, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

  • Afro Madonna
    Feb 26, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

  • Ahmet
    May 13, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

  • Iman Furbee
    Jul 18, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...

    A cool graphic novel involving an unlikely cast of characters: an Israeli soldier, an Egyptian hash smuggler, a couple of American students, one of whom is a wannabe suicide bomber of Lebanese descent, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, and a jinn brought together by the rather unlike...

    THIS WAS SO GOOD OMG. It had the just the right amount of humor, action, depth, plot, and fantasy ! All the important characters were absolutely lovable and the pace of the story was really good as well. This is the second graphic novel of G. Willow Wilson's alongside Ms. Marvel that ...

    We have quite a fun story, in present-day Cairo, while not all characters are precisely from there. We have a drug runner, an Israeli soldier, a journalist, an American expatriate, and a student, as they try to find a hookah where a jinni lives. Many categorize the book as magical ...

    As a brief crash course into the thoughts and feelings of Egyptians, Americans, and Israelis, Cairo certainly goes a long ways. Though the book is too short to develop these characters fully or delve in depth into these themes (e.g. Egyptian govt. and journalism, Israel, suicide bombin...

    "So today, I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." So beings Ashraf's story to his mother, sitting by her grave with a cigarette in one hand and a hookah by his side. Ashraf is a drug dealer, running hashish into Israel, and hitting that camel nearly gets him killed by border ...

    ????? ????? ?? ????? ???? ?? ??????? ???? ??????? ?? ????? ? ????? ???? ????? ??? ????? ????? ???? ?? "??? ? ????" ????? ??????? ?? ????? ???? ??? ??????? ...

    Book blurb: A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis. If that does not suck you in, how about the first line: "So, today I hit one of tho...

    This is a fun, interesting romp through a city that is so accustomed to chaos, gangsters, murder and magic, none of the above seem to fluster anyone inside of the world of "Cairo" for more than a moment. This is action packed with an interesting, diverse cast of characters, but they...

    Mitolojik öyküleri sevenler Kahire'yi de sevebilir. Ama Perker'in çizgileri öykünün önünde benim için. ...

    Review from Badelynge. Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went. "So today I hit one of those stoned camels with my truck." He tells her the Bedouin have fields of marijuana out in Sinai. The camels graze ...

    What do you get when you mix a hash smuggler, a lost Israeli soldier, a Cairene journalist, a Lebanese-American with secrets, an idealistic California Girl, and a jinn? A bananas graphic novel about choice and sacrifice. I was a little worried going in that I wouldn?t like it because...

    ???????? ???????? ??? - ???- ???? - ???? - ????-????-???-???? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??????? ???? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?????? ?? ??? ??????? ????...

    It's been a while since I devoured a book in 2 hours =) The graphic novel is a brilliant blend of Egyptian culture and American action. It has a lot of wisdom and depth for an action story about drugs and guns and kidnapping. You'd also be surprised by the amount of proper Islamic im...

    Two American teenagers meet on a plane ride into Cairo and end up getting mixed up in an adventure with magical hookahs, a djinni, a drug smuggler, a journalist, and an evil mastermind. I have always loved the mystical fairy-tale elements of the Arab world, and this has all of that com...

    This was so, so good! Epic struggles between good and evil, love and fear, chance and choice. Great storytelling and rich, complex, memorable characters. Also, finding the commonalities and universalities in humanity and in religions/cultures/worldviews while being sympathetic and huma...

    Art that's about 2 drafts away from being final and writing that's embarrassing in how much it tries to take on with so little effort. Reads like lazy Neil Gaiman coat-tail riding. ...

    Willow Wilson, who will go on to create the first Muslim super hero in the Marvel comics universe and win World Fantasy Award for a novel, made her graphic novel debut with this entertaining fantasy adventure. With a deft mix of ancient Middle Eastern mythologies and some commentary on...

    Wow. That was fantastic. ...

    This was an amazing book that had a deeper meaning. ...

  • Sud666
    Jul 08, 2017

    This. This. This is what graphic novels are for. Augh. I want to read more stuff like this immediately. A hashish dealer, a wannabe revolutionary journalist, an Israeli soldier, a wannabe suicide bomber, and a wannabe something/anything from the O.C. get drawn into a conflict betwe...

    This was an interesting story. Rather fun. But most importantly- it is a unique and original story. I respect that. It's the story of an Egyptian drug dealer, a depressed Egyptian journalist, a troubled young Lebanese-American student, an American girl from California, a female Isra...