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The Cairo Trilogy

Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street (Everyman"s Library)

by Naguib Mahfouz

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Published by Everyman"s Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSabry Hafez (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages1360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425263M
ISBN 100375413316
ISBN 109780375413315

  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/5(K). Buy Sugar Street: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 3 by Naguib Mahfouz, Najib Mahfuz, William M Hutchins (Translator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - .

"The highest achievement of "The Cairo Trilogy" [is] the creation of memorable characters whose circumstances of life are unimaginably remote from our own, but whose aspirations are the same. "The Cairo Trilogy" extends our knowledge of life; it also confirms it.". Throughout the trilogy, the family’s trials mirror those of their turbulent country during the years spanning the two World Wars, as change comes to a society that has resisted it for centuries. Filled with compelling drama, earthy humor, and remarkable insight, The Cairo .

  The Cairo Trilogy (Dramatised) - The Cairo Trilogy (Dramatised) audiobook, by Naguib Mahfouz Omar Sharif leads an all-Egyptian cast in this three-part drama, recorded entirely in Egypt's capital. Adapted from Naguib Mahfouz's novels, this is a gripping family saga, with a monstrous father, a loving mother, and four children. It is set in seductive Cairo from to , against a 4/5. The first book in his Cairo Trilogy appeared in , and the second two in The first English translation owes its publication to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who, as an editor at Doubleday Author: Joel Whitney.


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Free download or read online The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk / Palace of Desire / Sugar Street pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Naguib Mahfouz. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

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The Cairo Trilogy extends our knowledge of life; it also confirms it.” –Boston Globe “Luminous All the magic, mystery and suffering of Egypt in the s are conveyed on a human scale.” –New York Times Book Review/5(84). Throughout the book you marvel not only at the author's command of his craft, but also the clarity of his vision in showing us what matters.

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