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Palace Walk Volume I Of The Masterful Cairo Trilogy A National Best Seller In Both Hardcover And Paperback, It Introduces The Engrossing Saga Of A Muslim Family In Cairo During Egypt S Occupation By British Forces In The Early S


10 thoughts on “Palace Walk

  1. says:

    The story of a tyrannical father in Cairo at the time of World War I He belongs to the ultraconservative Muslim Hanbali sect His wife sits outside his bedroom door each morning waiting to be called in to help him dress His four children, two girls, three boys, kiss his hand each morning He keeps his boys in line by beating them


  2. says:

    The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz is a work of Tolstoyan proportions, drawing a picture of a place during a certain period through its portrayal of a large number of well developed complex characters Though mostly it is a story of a joint family, it expands into the political and socio religious arena of its times There is a lotto this


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    Two years ago, I spotted Palace Walk in a bookshelf and thought that this might be an interesting read because the last time I encountered a story that has something to do with Muslim culture was in Khaled Hosseini s The Kite Runner and that was it Still, I always strive to expand my preferences and immerse myself on literature that isculturally di


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    The Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz is, by far, the best work of fiction that I have read this year and is now one of my top ten favourite novels The Palace Walk is the first volume of The Cairo Trilogy It centers on the life of an Egyptian Muslim family living through the period between the end of World War I and the beginning of the 1919 revolution against B


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    About thirty years ago, I worked in the Production department of Delacorte Books for Young Readers One of the many lovely side benefits of the job was the endless supply of books that floated around the place I vacuumed the Cairo Trilogy up as it appeared in the halls, outside the doors of the various production managers.The first of three books about deeply if mendac


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    The Nobel Prize in Literature 1988 was awarded to Naguib Mahfouz who, through works rich in nuance now clear sightedly realistic, now evocatively ambiguous has formed an Arabian narrative art that applies to all mankind These words hold true here they fit this novel well Palace Walk is the first in a series of three entitled The Cairo Trilogy It was published in 1956 but didn t


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    She told him frankly that he was excessively conservative in his treatment of his family It was abnormal When I started reading this I was immediately reminded of nineteenth century classics such as Middlemarch or Trollope s Palliser Novels, a story where the marriage plot is supreme and where an extended family s dramas play out against a background of political change But reading the i


  8. says:

    One of the best books I ve read.


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    The way love can disregard fears, however, is an age old wonder No fear is able to spoil love s development or keep it from dreaming of its appointed hour.Palace Walk is a sweeping realist survey of a middle class family in Cairo The novel covers two years or so from 1917 19, culminating in the Egyptian Revolution which overthrew the British Protectorate The Abd al Jawad family is dominated by the father, a


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    This is a story of tyranny in the name of protection, showing us a political oppressor and a familial one While the British exercise control over the Egyptians in Cairo, Al Sayyid Ahmad does the same over his wife and children behind the walls of their home overlooking Palace Walk We come to understand Ahmad and his family, and learn what may be behind the desire to control and the impacts that control can have.Mahfo


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