Books set in Morocco (27)


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1.

Alchimistul by Paulo Coelho RO

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Description:
O data la cateva decenii, apare o carte care schimba pentru totdeauna viata cititorilor sai. Alchimistul lui Paulo Coelho este o astfel de carte. Singura noastra obligatie este sa ne realizam destinul. Extraordinarul roman al lui Paulo Coelho a inspirat milioane de cititori din intreaga lume. Aceasta poveste, uluitoare in simplitatea si intelepciunea ei, este despre un pastor andaluz pe nume Santiago care isi paraseste casa din Spania, aventurandu-se in Africa de Nord in cautarea unei comori ingropate in Piramide. Pe drum intalneste o tiganca tanara si frumoasa, un barbat care isi spune rege s... continue

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Black Morocco: A History of Slavery, Race & Islam by Chouki El Hamel EN

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Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
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Chronicles the experiences, identity, agency and achievements of enslaved black people in Morocco from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Blood Feast: The Complete Short Stories of Malika Moustadraf by Malika Moustadraf EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
An arabophone cult classic traces the impact of power, abuse, and illness on the body, by Morocco's foremost writer of life on the margins.

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Carnet de Voyage by Craig Thompson EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
Craig Thompson - the award-winning creator of Blankets and Good-Bye, Chunky Rice - spent three months travelling through Barcelona, the Alps, and France, as well as Morocco, where he was researching his next graphic novel, Habibi. Spontaneous sketches and a travelogue diary document his adventures and quiet moments, creating a raw and intimate portrait of countries, culture and the wandering artist.

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Dreams Of Trespass : Tales Of A Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi EN

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Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
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This "wonderful and enchanting" memoir tells the revelatory true story of one Muslim girl's life in her family's French Moroccan harem, set against the backdrop of World War II (The New York Times Book Review). "I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco..." So begins Fatima Mernissi in this illuminating narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass, Mernissi weaves her own memories with the dreams and memories of the women who surrounded her in the courtyard of her youth -- women who, without access to the world outside, recreated it from sheer i... continue

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EL ULTIMO AMIGO by Tahar Ben Jelloun ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
La novela es la historia de una amistad de adolescencia y su prolongación durante la vida de los dos protagonistas, narrada por cada uno de ellos, y finalmente por un tercer amigo. Más allá de algunos clichés y situaciones previsibles, un buen trasfondo de Tánger (y las menciones de la historia de Fez) y una excelente narración que me atrapó hasta el final.

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For Bread Alone by Mohamed Choukri, Paul Bowles EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
Choukri's book has become a classic of world literature.



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Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila Lalami EN

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Country: Africa / Morocco flag Morocco
Description:
Set in modern-day Morocco, the story of four vastly different Moroccans who illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain chronicles the circumstances that drive them to risk their lives and the rewards that may or may not prove to be worth the danger.