Egypt's chief port, this place provides the primary setting for the novel "Miramar".
Abu Qir, Egypt
A coastal village in the Nile Delta region where Hosny Allam stops during a driving rain storm to have sex with a prostitute.
A suburb of Alexandria, which is frequently mentioned in the novel in relationship to its smell of fisheries.
Arab Socialist Union (ASU)
The only legal political party in Egypt at the time this novel is set..
The large coastal region of Egypt, extending inland from the Mediterranean Sea.
The capital of Egypt and home to narrator Mansour Bahy.
An upscale brothel fronting on the Corniche in Alexandria.
A suburb of Alexandria where Sarhan al-Beheiry lives with Safeya Barakat on Sharia Lido, before moving into the Miramar Pension.
A massive old building in Alexandria, Egypt,which sits...
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