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    • The Last Watchman of Old Cairo

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael David Lukas
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing adventure to uncover the tangled history that binds the two sides of his family. For generations, the men of the al-Raqb family have served as watchmen of the storied Ibn Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo, built at the site where the infant Moses was taken from the Nile. Joseph learns of his ancestor Ali, a Muslim orphan who became enchanted by the legendary - perhaps magical - Ezra Scroll.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disorganized Hodge Podge

    • By Dina on 08-05-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Oracle of Stamboul

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael David Lukas
    • Narrated by: Mozhan Marno
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    An elegantly crafted, utterly enchanting debut novel set in a mystical, exotic world, in which a gifted young girl charms a sultan and changes the course of an empire's history. The Oracle of Stamboul is a marvelously evocative, magical historical novel that will transport readers to another time and place—romantic, exotic, yet remarkably similar to our own.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of atmosphere

    • By Michele Kellett on 09-28-11

    Regular price: $25.09