Jewish Egyptian's Stunning New Novel Explores a Young Man's Adventures in One of Recent History's Most Exciting Periods

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"Talisman" by Gabi Tamman is the sweeping coming-of-age story of an Egyptian Jew and the prized talisman that keeps him safe.

"Talisman," a new book by Gabi Tamman, is a compelling tale of a Jewish boy who flees Egypt for a new life first in Sudan and then in West Africa. Richly atmospheric and thrillingly told, "Talisman" is a story of activism and triumph.

What does it take to conquer incredible odds? In "Talisman," Gabi Tamman relates the story of a colorful and tumultuous youth. The novel is the story of Gabriel Romano, who grows up as a Jew in Egypt and is forced to flee to Sudan, carrying with him his prized talisman. As the character grows to manhood, he masters the mysteries of both business and women. But he also begins to understand prejudice and joins forces with underground activists dedicated to Israel's nationhood. Again, he must start a new life--but where and how? And will it end in triumph or tragedy?

Stunningly written, "Talisman" is a story of the unstoppable spirit of one extraordinary man and of a love that cannot be denied. Unforgettable and moving, the book announces the debut of a talented new novelist.

For more information or to request a free review copy, please contact the author at info(at) "Talisman" is available for sale online at,, and through additional wholesale and retail channels worldwide.

About the Author
Gabi Tamman was born in Alexandria, Egypt and established himself in Africa as a hunter and supplier of reptile skins and the manager of a luxury safari. The author is the owner of Promotag, a family business which builds, restores and develops properties for prestigious clients. He is the head of several charitable organizations, including the Gabriel Tamman Charitable Foundation.

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