PALACE OF DESIRE

PALACE OF DESIRE. THE CAIRO TRILOGY V 2

Editorial:
VINTAGE
Año de edición:
Materia
Literatura universal
ISBN:
978-0-307-94711-6
Páginas:
448
Idioma:
Inglés
Encuadernación:
Rústica

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Palace of Desire is the second novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz's magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork. 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. In Palace of Desire, his rebellious children struggle to move beyond his domination, as the world around them opens to the currents of modernity and political and domestic turmoil brought by the 1920s. Translated by William Maynard Hutchins, Lorne M. Kenny, and Olive E. Kenny.

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