Sometimes you have to go back to move forward. Gigi returns from the West to Egypt where we glimpse a fascinating insight into her past and women's position in society, set against the backdrop of an ancient civilisation's contemporary political struggles. The other main character is the house, through which all the events are connected. Based on real memoirs this story gives an impression of what it must be like to be a cultural refugee. The Cairo House will whet your appetite to visit Egypt.