Part novel, part collection of poems, part ghost story, part biblical allegory, this secular literature from Israeli author Amos Oz defies any attempt at clarification. Which may be the point, for the closest Oz comes to a plot is drawing the distance between a son and father in grief, and the silence that springs when we ache to see our loved one again. This is a good, good...book?
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 1900s.
The second volume of the highly acclaimed Cairo Trilogy from the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Filled with compelling drama, earthy humor, and remarkable insight, Palace Of Desire is the unforgettable story of the violent clash between ideals and realities, dreams and desires.
Master storyteller Naguib Mahfouz crowns his best-selling Cairo Trilogy with this final chronicle of the Abdal-Jawad clan, climaxing the story begun in Palace Walk and continued in Palace Of Desire.