Palace of Desire by Naguib Mahfouz

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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.

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The 1643rd greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 64th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)

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