About my mother / Tahar Ben Jelloun ; translated from the French by Ros Schwartz and Lulu Norman.
Lalla Fatma believes she is in Fez in 1944, where she grew up, not in Tangier in 2000, where the story begins. Guided by her fragmented memories, Ben Jelloun reimagines his mother's life in Fez at the end of the war, in the heavily ritualised world of custom and tradition that saw her married,...
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