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 - Pferdina - LibraryThing
This huge novel follows the lives of one family living in Cairo in the early 1900's, during the British occupation. The father is strict and severe at home, but a dissolute party animal with his ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stef7sa - LibraryThing
Strangely enough the author gives the impression of not being very concerned about whether his readers remain interested in his story or not. Opportunities to tell exciting events are neglected ... Read full review