[KINDLE] ❤ The Last Friend ➜ Tahar Ben Jelloun – E17streets4all.co.uk The Last Friend, the new novel from internationally acclaimed author Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the International Dublin IMPAC award, is a Rashamon like tale of friendship and betrayal set in twent The Last Friend, the new novel from internationally acclaimed author Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of theInternational Dublin IMPAC award, is a Rashamon like tale of friendship and betrayal set in twentieth century Tangier Written in Ben Jelloun s inimitable and powerfully direct style, the novel explores the twists and turns of an intense thirty The Last MOBI :ò year friendship between two young men struggling to find their identities and sexual fulfillment in Morocco in the late s, a complex and contradictory society both modern and archaicFrom their carefree university days through their brutal imprisonment and ultimate release, the two rely on each other for physical and psychological survival, forging bonds not easily broken Each narrator tells his version of the story, painting a vivid portrait of life lived within and in opposition to the moral strictures of North AfricaSet against a backdrop of repression and disillusionment, The Last Friend is a tale of loss of innocence and a nation s coming of age.
Tahar Ben Jelloun Arabic is a Moroccan writer The entirety of his work is written in French, although his first language is Arabic He became known for his novel L Enfant de Sable The Sand Child Today he lives in Paris and continues to write He has been short listed for the Nobel The Last MOBI :ò Prize in Literature.
- 186 pages
- The Last Friend
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
- 13 October 2019 Tahar Ben Jelloun