For Bread Alone (BOK)

Paul Bowles, Mohamed Choukri

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Driven by famine from their home in the Rif, Mohamed's family walks to Tangiers in search of a better life. But things are no better there. Eight of Mohamed's siblings die of malnutrition and neglect, and one is killed by his father in a fit of rage. On moving to another province, Mohamed learns how to charm and steal, and discovers the joys of drugs, sex, and alcohol. Proud, insolent, and afraid of no-one, he returns to Tangiers, where he is caught up in the violence of the 1952 independence riots. It is here, during a short spell in a filthy Moroccan jail, that a fellow inmate kindles Mohamed's life-altering love of literature.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2006
Forfatter Mohamed Choukri, Paul Bowles Forlag
Telegram Books
ISBN 9781846590108 Antall sider 169
Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21cm x 1,8cm Vekt 204 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Autobiography: literary, Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -