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Sugar Street: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 3, Naguib Mahfouz

Author:    Naguib Mahfouz

Title:   Sugar Street: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 3

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Anchor November 2011

ISBN Number:    0307947122 / 9780307947123

Seller ID:   91892

"Sugar Street "is the final novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz's magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork.
The novels of the Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrannical patriarch al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who rules his household with a strict hand while living a secret life of self-indulgence. "Sugar Street" brings Mahfouz's vivid tapestry of an evolving Egypt to a dramatic climax as the aging patriarch sees one grandson become a Communist, one a Muslim fundamentalist, and one the lover of a powerful politician. Filled with compelling drama, earthy humor, and remarkable insight, Mahfouz's Cairo Trilogy is the achievement of a master storyteller.
Translated by William Maynard Hutchins and Angele Botros Samaan

Price = 16.00 USD

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