By Tahar Ben Jelloun
Award-winning, across the world 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 to Morocco, the place he spends his life's reductions construction the most important residence within the village and waits for his kids and grandchildren to come back be with him. A heartbreaking novel approximately mom and dad and youngsters, A Palace within the previous 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 via Gallimard, 2009. )
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