A Life Full of Holes: A Novel Recorded and Translated by by Paul Bowles, Larbi Layachi

By Paul Bowles, Larbi Layachi

essentially the most strange literary techniques ever produced, A existence packed with Holes is the results of a novel collaboration among awesome members: Driss ben Hamed Charhadi, an illiterate North African servant and road seller, and mythical American novelist and essayist Paul Bowles. The strong tale of a shepherd and petty trafficker suffering to take care of desire as he wrestles with the bleak realities of everyday life, it's the first novel ever written within the Arabic dialect Moghrebi, faithfully recorded and translated into English through Bowles. uncomplicated but wealthy in complicated feelings, it's a attention-grabbing within examine an unusual culture—harsh and startling, but interwoven with a poignant, poetic attractiveness.

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