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Egypt on the Brink.

From Nasser to the Muslim Brotherhood

Published a short time before thousands of Egyptians began pouring into Cairo’s Tahrir Square, Egypt on the Brink is a timely account of Egypt near the end of the 30-year Mubarak era.

“Tarek Osman writes with feeling, backed up by an impressively broad list of sources as well as sharp critical insight and astute judgement” – The Economist

“Timely, lively and authoritative book … it takes stock of every major force at work with a shrewd strategic eye” – Independent

“Osman casts a shrewd eye over the six decades since Nasser’s 1952 revolution…..and provides the backstory on why people took to the streets to oust Mubarak” – Guardian

“An unusually prophetic book” – The World Today, Chatham House

“It is hard to imagine a timelier book than Egypt on the Brink …. an elegantly written and insightful analysis of the fissures and discontents of contemporary Egypt” – Middle East Journal

“[A] well researched and closely argued book.” – Literary Review

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