A Splendid Conspiracy

Fiction

Albert Cossery
translated by Alyson Waters

Three friends in a small Egyptian city celebrate idleness, elegance, and joie de vivre

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“A legend... His caustic satire burned like the desert sun, undermining all forms of authority. Cossery despised materialism and eschewed the rat race... The overt message [is] that paradise is not lost, but most of us are too busy to bask in the Edenic simplicity of the world.”

Guardian

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