This Blinding Absence of Light [Audiobook] download free by Tahar Ben Jelloun

This Blinding Absence of Light Audiobook download free by Tahar Ben Jelloun
  • Listen audiobook: This Blinding Absence of Light
  • Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
  • Release date: 2007/6/22
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780141022826
  • Rating: 8.42 of 10
  • Votes: 513
  • Review by: Lyra Browder
  • Review rating: 8.79 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Duration: 2H34M38S in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, OPUS, WMA, MP3, MPEG4, WAV, AIFF, MPEG-4 ALS (compression LHA, RAR, LZ, TZ, ZIP, JAR)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M41S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In this extraordinary non-fiction novel, based on a true story, Tahar Ben Jelloun traces the experiences of Salim who, in 1971, took part in a failed coup attempt to oust King Hassan II of Morocco. With sixty others Salim was incarcerated in a secret prison complex in the Moroccan desert: he was to remain there for nearly twenty years. In starkly eloquent, beautiful prose, Ben Jelloun relates the prisoners' experiences as they struggle to survive. The son of a witty, feckless courtier who disowns him, Salim tells stories to keep sane - from the suras of his beloved Koran to the plot of A Streetcar Named Desire. Even in the darkest, most terrible conditions, sympathy, insight, the human quest for meaning and understanding, never desert Salim. The resulting novel is a wrenching yet exquisite celebration of the human spirit and its determination to survive. 'A masterpiece' Judges of the IMPAC award 'a sad and splendid book' New York Times Book Review
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry & Drama, Fiction In Translation, Contemporary Fiction
  • Download servers: Google Drive, BitShare, Ivoox, 4Shared, EliteTorrent, Drop.me, Torrent, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Hotfile. Compressed in LHA, RAR, LZ, TZ, ZIP, JAR
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x13mm
  • Weight: 149g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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