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Au pays Author Tahar Ben JelloSlam and to his assimilated children he decides to return to Morocco where he spends his life's savings building the biggest house in the village and waits for his children and grandchildren to come b Muhammad drifted peacefully through his life He never uestioned the ways of the village he grew up in or the customs of his culture even when he and his family were uprooted to France He knew who he was and uietly went through life that way secure in what he knew to be so He locked himself away from the new reality of life in France assuming that things would work out as he knew they would It sounds pretty blissful especially to me who uestions everything and worries endlessly about the future His dreams didn't play out as he envisioned What doesOn another note I discovered the existence of Harun al Rashid and his connection to the Thousand and One Nights which delighted me because of the connection to Rushdie's wonderful book that I enjoyed so thoroughly Haroun and the Sea of Stories I love stumbling upon these paths weaving through uite separate works

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Librarian's Note Alternate cover edition can be found hereThe story of an immigrant named Mohammed who has spent forty years in France and is about to retire Taking stock of his life his devotion to I Years ago I read This Blinding Absence of Light and was absolutely floored Just jaw dropping melancholy prose set in about as rough an environment as you could imagine Years later I've tracked down another of Tahar Ben Jelloun's novels and found something just as melancholy but rather than set in the explicit bad of a desert prison it's set between worlds Between metropolitan France and the Moroccan village between old and new tradition and modernity and the odd interstices for example the ways in which newly radicalized Muslim youth in Europe are perhaps even alien from their parents than they are from their ancestral lands Like the best postcolonial novels it offers no easy answers no heroes no simple solutions only human struggle

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Download Au pays Author Tahar Ben Jelloun Epub ¾ 183 pages ☆ Tahar ben jelloun Ù Librarian's Note Alternate cover edition can be found hereThe story of an immigrant named Mohammed who has spent forty years in France and is about to retire Taking stock of his life his devotion to Islam and E with him A heartbreaking novel about parents and children A Palace in the Old Village captures the sometimes stark contrasts between old and new world values and an immigrant's abiding pursuit of ho tahar ben jelloun is uickly becoming a favorite of mine his poignant writing and reflection in this novel was beautiful this and racism explained to my daughter are wonderful reads