This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Midaq Alley - Most of the characters in this story live and work here.
Kirsha's Café - Most of the characters in this story congregate here at night.
British Army - These hated occupiers remain after independence to oversee Egyptian affairs.
Hashish - This substance is allowed by the Qur'an, but is against the secular law.
Mosque of Hussain - This holy place is where beggars congregate.
Mecca and Medina - One resident of Midaq Alley fulfills his lifelong dream to make a pilgrimage to these holy places to seek forgiveness...
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