The bestselling first volume of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Naguib Mahfouz's Cairo Trilogy is being published in paperback to coincide with the hardcover release of Palace of Desire, the second book. His "masterwork" is the engrossingh saga of a Muslim family in Cairo during Eqypt's occupation by British forces in the early 1900s.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - evilmoose - LibraryThing
I think it was a gorgeously textured and interesting story, but I struggled with the audiobook reader, and don't think he made the best of the book. Would not recommend him. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sushitori - LibraryThing
Interesting but very hard to read. The author, who is Muslim, tries to portray life in Egypt in the 1930s. Although he is critical of some of the religious and misogynistic attitudes, he tends to ... Read full review