Palace of Desire by Naguib Mahfouz
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.
The 1643rd greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 64th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)