A Palace in the Old Village: A Novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun

By Tahar Ben Jelloun

Award-winning, the world over bestselling writer Tahar Ben Jelloun's new novel is the tale of an immigrant named Mohammed who has spent 40 years in France and is set to retire. Taking inventory of his existence- his devotion to Islam and to his assimilated children-he comes to a decision to come back to Morocco, the place he spends his life's discount rates construction the most important residence within the village and waits for his young ones and grandchildren to come back be with him. A heartbreaking novel approximately mom and dad and kids, A Palace within the outdated Village captures the occasionally stark contrasts among previous- and new-world values, and an immigrant's abiding pursuit of home.

(Book was once initially released in French by way of Gallimard, 2009. )

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