Diplomat: Broken Spring ‘pleasant for readers of all kind’

In Broken Spring, Mark Lavie  combines personal stories and political analysis, giving insights into Egypt and “makes several implications to understanding Egyptian culture as if he had lived there all his life, when in fact he has lived there only a few short years.” writes Israel’s consul-general in Chicago, concluding, “Lavie offers several interesting perspectives and ideas, and paired with a style of writing interspersed with witty banter and self-deprecating humor, Broken Spring may be pleasant for readers of all kind.”

Here’s an excerpt:

I’m new to this link-embedding thing, so it you prefer the old way, there are the two links:

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20141005/EDIT13/310059991

http://www.timesofisrael.com/broken-spring-by-mark-lavie/

Mark and friends (that's Mohammed Morsi on the poster) in the Imbaba souk, next to the Nile.

Mark and friends (that’s Mohammed Morsi on the poster) in the Imbaba souk, next to the Nile.

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