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Palace of Desire by Naguib Mahfouz
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it was amazing

Volume two,

We are moving further into the 20th Century, seeing the English massacre and dominate Egypt and the resulting hatred of the Egyptians to the British. I have to say I have no idea why we felt it our right to blast into other countries, especially at this time and attempt to rule them. I personally feel from reading the second book that we as a country were truly arrogant at this stage and perhaps we still are.

The family story becomes stronger, the differences even greater, but I loved it.

I think as a Western woman its made me more aware of how much liberty and freedom we enjoy living here.

Again this book created debate on this issue, therefore have found it a useful read with interesting results.

I divorce you , I divorce you, I divorce you is all that is required for a man to get rid of what he believes to be tiresome wife. The woman cannot, she has to get her Father to convince the Father of the husband and if he fails the wife must legally return.

A MUST read.

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February 1, 2012 – Finished Reading
February 11, 2012 – Shelved

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