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Sugar street by Naguib Mahfouz

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Published by (s.n.) .
Written in English

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StatementNaguib Mahfouz.
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Open LibraryOL21893571M
ISBN 109774242696

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Nov 29,  · About Sugar Street. 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 . Sugar Street is the final volume in The Cairo Trilogy, though it does not really bring the story to a close. One generation -- the father and mother that were the dominant figures at the beginning of the family saga -- is done for, but the most radical changes seem still to come, with the book closing with the political upheavals of Nobel Prize winner Mahfouz's stunning portrait of a family in dissolution (first published in ) mirrors an Egypt trying to plunge into the modern world but beset by colonialism, a rigid class syst. As perennial bachelor Kamal methodically visits his father's favorite brothel and frets about whether to marry, the focus of the trilogy shifts from Palace Walk to Khadija's home with Ibrahim Shawkat on Sugar Street, where the couple's sons--Abd al-Muni'm, turning toward fundamentalist Islam, and increasingly committed Communist Ahmad--argue Phone: ()

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Sugar Street (السكرية, Al The passage of time quickens in the following book, and doubles yet again in the third. By the time the trilogy concludes whole years seem to fly by to the middle-aged Kamal, and a reader can only join him in shaking her head at the wonder and mystery of it Naguib Mahfouz. Jan 02,  · THE CASE AGAINST SUGAR By Gary Taubes pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ Say your child petitioned for permission to smoke a pack of cigarettes a . Sugar Factory is known the world over for its celebrity-endorsed Couture Pops, which have turned sweets into the latest designer accessory. We now have locations in some of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, including Las Vegas, New York City, Bahrain, Chicago, Miami, Dubai, Orlando and Manila. 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.