This Prize Winning Novel, The First To Be Written By An Algerian Woman In Arabic, Is Concerned With Algeria S Struggle Against Foreign Domination As Well As Its Post Independence Struggle With Itself And The Fate Of Revolutionary Ideals In A Post Revolutionary Society.The Story, Spanning Than Four Decades Of Algerian History, From The 1940s To The 1980s, Revolves Around A Love Affair Between Khaled, The Middle Aged Militant Who Turns To Painting After Losing His Left Arm In The Struggle, And The Fiction Writer And Young Daughter Of His Friend The Freedom Fighter Si Taher, All Brilliantly Told Through Khaled S Voice.It Was Features Such As This Convincing Embodiment Of A Male Voice Alongside Narrative Techniques In Which The Author Subtly Joins The Acheivements Of World Literature With That Of Local Storytelling And Traditional Modes Of Narration That Particularly Impressed The Judges Who Awarded This Novel The Naguib Mahfouz Medal For Literature.
Ahlam Mosteghanemi Arabic is an Algerian author and the first female Algerian author of Arabic language works to be translated into English By the time she was born, Mosteghanemi s father had already been imprisoned after the 1945 riots When the Algerian war broke out in 1954, her family home in Tunisia became a central meeting point for resistance fighters allied to the Alge
- 262 pages
- ذاكرة الجسد
- Ahlam Mosteghanemi
- 07 November 2019 Ahlam Mosteghanemi