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Book review: The Sacred Night

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The Sacred Night
La Nuit sacrée

Coincidence? Travel the World With Books (#TTWIB) decided to focus on North African authors this month, and Morocco happened to be the country featured at the Paris Book Fair this year. Great opportunity to read a Moroccan novelist, with this little book found on my shelf: La Nuit sacrée, which received the Prix Goncourt in 1987.

 

Coïncidence? Le groupe de Travel the World With Books (#TTWIB) a choisi de se concentrer sur les auteurs nord-africains, et le Maroc était le pays à l’honneur au Salon du Livre de Paris cette année. Bonne occasion à saisir pour lire un romancier marocain, avec ce petit livre trouvé sur mon étagère : La Nuit sacrée qui reçut le Prix Goncourt en 1987.

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Frenglish gleanings week 7

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Frenglish gleanings
week 7

Frenglish? The links will be either in English or in French

Gleanings? Anything I found personally interesting and worthy of being shared with all my readers

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 Best books on Somalia

 18 AirBnBs for book lovers

 Awesome visual literary riddles

 

 

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Book review: Moderato Cantabile

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Moderato Cantabile

Last time I had read Marguerite Duras was for literary studies, some decades ago…
On day, hanging out in the used books section of a Chicago bookstore, I unearthed Moderato Cantabile, a classic I had never read. Here are just a few impressions, in English and in French, based on my reading in the original in French.

Marguerite Duras won le prix Goncourt in 1984 (L’Amant).

 

 

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