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Palace of desire

Author: Najīb Maḥfūẓ
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed. in the U.SView all editions and formats
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Continuing the story of al-Sayyid Ahmad and his family, this is a fascinating look at Egypt in the 1920s. Increased personal freedoms mix tenuously with traditions of family control, as two of Ahmad's sons court alluring women. Sequel to "Palace walk" and second story in "The Cairo trilogy."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maḥfūẓ, Najīb, 1911-2006.
Palace of desire.
New York : Doubleday, ©1991
(OCoLC)645894077
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najīb Maḥfūẓ
ISBN: 0385264674 9780385264679
OCLC Number: 21875598
Notes: Translation of: Qaṣr al-shawq.
Description: 422 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Qaṣr al-shawq.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by William Maynard Hutchins, Lorne M. Kenny, Olive E. Kenny.
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Continuing the story of al-Sayyid Ahmad and his family, this is a fascinating look at Egypt in the 1920s. Increased personal freedoms mix tenuously with traditions of family control, as two of Ahmad's sons court alluring women. Sequel to "Palace walk" and second story in "The Cairo trilogy."

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