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 ready 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 reductions construction the most important condominium within the village and waits for his youngsters 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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