Desertion

GURNAH, ADBULRAZAK

livre desertion
EDITEUR : BLOOMSBURY UK
DATE DE PARUTION : 18/05/05
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SYNOPSIS :

In 1899, an Englishman named Martin Pearce stumbles out of the desert into an East African coastal town and is rescued by Hassanali, a shopkeeper whose beautiful sister Rehana nurses Pearce back to health. Pearce and Rehana begin a passionate illicit love affair, which resonates fifty years later when the narratoryes'>#8217;s brother falls
madly in love with Rehanayes'>#8217;s granddaughter. In the story of two forbidden love affairs and their effects on the loversyes'>#8217; families, Abdulrazak Gurnah brilliantly dramatizes the personal and political consequences of colonialism, the vicissitudes of love, and the power of fiction.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Format

  • Hauteur : 23.30 cm
  • Largeur : 15.20 cm
  • Poids : 0.41 kg