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Nomad Love By Youssouf Amine Elalamy,

  • Title: Nomad Love
  • Author: Youssouf Amine Elalamy
  • ISBN: 9781935084587
  • Page: 301
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is a story written entirely with water It should be read the way one drinks tea, sip by sip, to get the full flavor and avoid burning one s tongue It opens with some men who spend their lives leaving their home and ends with a woman who attends her own birth A young woman of great beauty, with a fragrant name and long silken hair In this story, there s also an oldThis is a story written entirely with water It should be read the way one drinks tea, sip by sip, to get the full flavor and avoid burning one s tongue It opens with some men who spend their lives leaving their home and ends with a woman who attends her own birth A young woman of great beauty, with a fragrant name and long silken hair In this story, there s also an old man who never dies, not even towards the end when words are growing scarce The very first time, we see him sitting under a tree that constantly changes color and never bears the same fruit twice Praise for Nomad Love Elalamy s tale has the spare incantation of myth along with violent modern poetic image we re there with him in the desert And Liechty s translation deftly captures the sinuous rhythms of the original French Peter ThompsonYoussouf Amine Elalamy s Nomad Love is a haunting novel reminiscent of the classic narratives of Middle Eastern and Near Eastern story telling, from the seminal A Thousand and One Nights to the mystical quests, magical dreams, and elusive word games of Tahar Ben Jelloun e.g La Pri re de l absent and L Ecrivain public , Abdelk bir Khatibi s obsession with bilingualism and creative palimpsests, and the increasingly important corpus of writing by contemporary Moroccan women poets Elalamy s oneiric fable is a prose poem about love and mortality that leaves the reader dazzled and intrigued Thanks to John Liechty s excellent translation, Elalamy s tale will now inform and delight English language readers and broaden international awareness of the continuing multilingual richness of Moroccan literature today Eric Sellin
    Nomad Love This is a story written entirely with water It should be read the way one drinks tea sip by sip to get the full flavor and avoid burning one s tongue It opens with some men who spend their lives lea

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    1. Youssef Amine El alamy est un excellent orateur J ai eu l occasion de l couter maintes reprises et maintes pr sentations C est aussi quelqu un d extr mement cr atif Vous pouvez jeter un coup d il sur sa page facebook et vous vous en rendrez compte.Lorsque j ai vu donc son livre dans une librairie, je n ai pas h sit le prendre en main et la quatri me de couverture, magnifique, a fini par me faire acheter ce beau livre.Le livre est court et je n aime pas les livres courts , avec la fin une intervi [...]

    2. Caveat the publisher provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.A very quick read, but a thought provoking one Oddly structured.lla The author calls it a novel but the whole thing s less than 130 pages, and almost a third of that is experimental bonus tracks appendices really The novel s been translated from the French, and i appreciated this introduction to the oeuvre of contemporary Moroccan Francophone literature It s almost a narrative prose poem, and at points is [...]

    3. Very sophisticated, daring, shocking sometimes, and clever.A very advanced symbolism that defies that of Nathaniel Hawthorne.

    4. Une fois n est pas coutume, je reprends ici la 4 me de couverture du roman, parce que je l ai trouv e magnifique J ai eu un coup de coeur pour cet extrait que je trouve tr s beau et magnifiquement bien crit, pens , imagin En le lisant, il m a tout de suite fait penser un de mes auteurs pr f r s, Maxence Fermine, l auteur de Neige Je me suis alors dit que je venais de trouver mon livre pr f r parmi ceux s lectionn s au Prix Litt raire de la Mamounia de cette ann eJ ai ador le d but du roman, mais [...]

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