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Palace walk

Author: Najīb Maḥfūẓ
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tyrant at home, Ahmad forces his gentle, oppressed wife and two daughters to live cloistered lives behind the house's latticed windows, while his three very different sons live in fear of his harsh  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najīb Maḥfūẓ
ISBN: 0552995800 9780552995801
OCLC Number: 31374683
Description: 498 pages
Other Titles: Bayna al-qaṣrayn.
Responsibility: Naguib Mahfouz ; translated by William Maynard Hutchins and Olive E. Kenny.

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"It is Mahfouz's wonderful ability to delineate human beings from their outer appearances which gives Palace Walk its universal appeal. I shall read it again and again" * Guardian * "Naguib Mahfouz's Read more...

 
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