Cities Of Salt Chapter Summary

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Entry #7 – Cities of Salt: This book’s main focus is essentially the transformation of the land on the Arabian Peninsula due to the American oil explorers who want to exploit the land to gain access to the huge oil reserve that is the Middle East, in this case Saudi Arabia. The Americans are first described as harmless except by Miteb al-Hathal, who senses that they are devils who cannot be trusted and that something bad will happen because of them, which no one believes. It turns out, in the end, that he was right and if the Emir had realized what was going on earlier and actually worked to stop it then things wouldn’t have turned out so bad for the people. Entry #8 – Cities of Salt: I found it how shocking the Emir of Harran was bought
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