Cairo by M.K. Perker, G. Willow Wilson, Travis Lanham

160 pages first pub 2007 (editions)

fiction comics fantasy adventurous mysterious fast-paced


A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis.CAIRO interweaves the fates of a drug runner, a down-on-his-...

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Community Reviews Summary of 79 reviews


adventurous 87%
mysterious 62%
dark 50%
emotional 37%
funny 37%
tense 37%
hopeful 12%
lighthearted 12%
reflective 12%
sad 12%


fast 77%
medium 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 83% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

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