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The second one quantity of the hugely acclaimed Cairo Trilogy from the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. choked with compelling drama, earthy humor, and memorable perception, Palace Of hope is the unforgettable tale of the violent conflict among beliefs and realities, goals and needs.
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Khadija followed his comments attentively.
She dearly loved this street, which stayed awake all night keeping her heart company. It was a friend but ignorant of the heart that loved it through the shutters of the enclosed balcony. " Oh . . the balcony seemed to be her special corner of the coffeehouse. Memories of the street paraded before her imagination while her eyes remained fixed on the man's head, which was leaning against the back of the sofa. When the flow of remembered images stopped, she concentrated her attention on her husband.
Now it was not uncommon for a brief conversation to take place between them. An intimidating silence had previously dominated their time together, except when the father had asked one of them a question and the son would hastily answer as best he could, even if his mouth was full of food. Yes, it was no longer out of the ordinary for Yasin to address his father. He might say, for example, "I visited Ridwan at his grandfather's house yesterday. " In that way he demonstrated the dramatic transformation of his relationship to his father.