A Palace in the Old Village: A Novel

A Palace in the Old Village: A Novel

  • Publish Date: 2011-01-25
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
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From Morocco's greatest living author (The Guardian), an internationally bestselling novel of universal appealabout the powerful pull of home and the lengths to which a parent will go to bring his family together

Mohammed has spent the past forty years working in France. As he approaches retirement, he takes stock of his lifehis devotion to Islam and to his assimilated childrenand decides to return to Morocco, where he spends his lifes savings building the biggest house in the village and waiting for his children and grandchildren to come be with him.

A heartbreaking novel about parents and children, A Palace in the Old Village captures the sometimes stark contrasts between old- and new-world values, and immigrants abiding pursuit of home.

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