The Cairo Trilogy

The Cairo Trilogy

Book - 2001
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The three acclaimed novels in the Nobel Prize-winning author's epic trilogy--Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, and Sugar Street--chronicle the lives of three generations in the family of Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, his sons and daughters, and five grandchildren, in Cairo during the Egyptian colonial era.
Publisher: New York : Everyman's Library, 2001
ISBN: 9780375413315
0375413316
Call Number: FICTION MAHFUZ
Characteristics: xliii, 1313 pages ; 21 cm

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Palace Walk (1956); Palace of Desire (1957); Sugar Street (1958)
"From the end of WWI to 1935, al-Sayyid Ahmad's family struggles with poverty, faith and change."


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debwalker Feb 02, 2011

Epic Cairo trilogy by Nobel literature laureate Naguib Mahfouz, which includes Palace Walk, Palace of Desire and Sugar Street. The tale is a kind of introduction to modern Egypt, tracing Cairo society from the early 1900s to the Revolution of 1952.

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