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This Blinding Absence of Light

This Blinding Absence of Light

by Tahar Ben Jelloun

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
ISBN: 9780143035725
Pages: 208
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-05-24
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An immediate and critically acclaimed bestseller in France, This Blinding Absence of Light is the latest work by internationally renowned author Tahar Ben Jelloun, the first North African winner of the Prix Goncourt and winner of the Prix Mahgreb. Crafting real life events into narrative fiction, Ben Jelloun reveals the horrific story of the desert concentration camps in which King Hassan II of Morocco held his political enemies in underground cells with no light and only enough food and water to keep them lingering on the edge of death. Working closely with one of the survivors, Ben Jelloun narrates the story in the simplest of language and delivers a shocking novel that explores both ...