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This blinding absence of light

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Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTahar Ben Jelloun ; translated by Linda Coverdale.
ContributionsCoverdale, Linda.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3989.2.J4 C4813 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. ;
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3950921M
ISBN 101565847237
LC Control Number2001044122

An immediate and critically acclaimed bestseller in France and winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, This Blinding Absence of Light is the latest work by Tahar Ben Jelloun, the first North African winner of the Prix Goncourt and winner of the Prix Mahgreb. Ben Jelloun crafts a horrific real-life narrative into fiction to tell the appalling story of the desert /5(K).


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