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Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

by Naguib Mahfouz

Editeur : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780375413315
Broché: 1368
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Taille du fichier: 23 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2020-05-26
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Naguib Mahfouz’s magnificent epic trilogy of colonial Egypt appears here in one volume for the first time. The Nobel Prize—winning writer’s masterwork is the engrossing story of a Muslim family in Cairo during Britain’s occupation of Egypt in the early decades of the twentieth century. The novels of The Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrannical patriarch Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who rules his household with a strict hand while living a secret life of self-indulgence. Palace Walk introduces us to his gentle, oppressed wife, Amina, his cloistered daughters, Aisha and Khadija, and his three sons–the tragic and ...