Palace of Desire
Master storyteller Naguib Mahfouz follows the family of Al-Sayyid Ahmad into the awakening world of Cairo in the '20s in a sensual and provocative novel sure to enthrall the legions of readers who made Palace Walk a bestseller. Filled with drama, humor, and remarkable insights into the human condition, this is an unforgettable story.
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PALACE OF DESIRE: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 2User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The second volume of Nobel laureate Mahfouz's marvelous Cairo trilogy, first published in Arabic in 1956, picks up the family saga of al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad five years after the killing of his ... Read full review
Palace of desireUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Al-Sayyid Ahmad is mellowing as he leaves middle age. As this second novel of "The Cairo Trilogy'' opens, he is ending his self-imposed abstention from liquor and women, begun five years earlier upon ... Read full review