Novels by Naguib Mahfouz: Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi

Naguib Mahfouz


Novels by Naguib Mahfouz: Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi

Novels by Naguib Mahfouz: Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi

  • Title: Novels by Naguib Mahfouz: Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi
  • Author: Naguib Mahfouz
  • ISBN: 9781155234410
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Paperback



This is nonfiction commentary Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher s book club where you can select from than a million books without charge Chapters Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi, the Beginning and the End, Cairo Trilogy, Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth, the Search,This is nonfiction commentary Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher s book club where you can select from than a million books without charge Chapters Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi, the Beginning and the End, Cairo Trilogy, Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth, the Search, the Day the Leader Was Killed, Miramar, Arabian Nights and Days, the Harafish, Palace of Desire Source Free updates online Not illustrated Excerpt Palace Walk Arabic title is a novel by Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz, and the first installment of Mahfouz s Cairo Trilogy Originally published in 1956 with the title Bayn al qasrayn lit Between the Two Palaces , the book was translated into English in 1990 The setting of the novel is Cairo during and just after World War I Palace Walk is the first book of the Cairo Trilogy, set in Cairo, Egypt It begins in 1917, during World War I, and ends in 1919, the year of the nationalist revolution The book s Arabic title translates literally into between two palaces a phrase which highlights the cultural and political transition Egypt experienced at this time, developments brought into focus by the lives of the el Gawad family M K Ahmad Abd al Jawad is the tyrannical head of his household, demanding total, unquestioning obedience from his wife, Amina, his sons, Yasin, Fahmy and Kamal, and his daughters, Khadija and Aisha A fearsome and occasionally violent presence at home who insists on strict rules of Muslim piety and sobriety in the house for example, his wife is hardly ever allowed to leave the house, to maintain the family s good name al Sayyid Ahmad permits himself officially forbidden pleasures, particularly music, drinking wine and conducting numerous extramarital affairs with women he meets at his grocery store, or with courtesans who entertain parties of men at their houMore http booksllc id 6829111


Recent Comments "Novels by Naguib Mahfouz: Palace Walk, the Journey of Ibn Fattouma, the Beggar, Midaq Alley, the Thief and the Dogs, Children of Gebelawi"

Ok read, unorganised stoners making same mistakes over a few generations. Sounds like a suburb across from me

Only have The Beggar but I couldn't find it in the search engine by itself. Keep to read again.


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