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Corruption

Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun; Carol Volk
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, ©1995.
Series: New Press international fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a country where corruption is part of the culture, should a man go along, or should he resist? The novel tackles the question through the eyes of a civil servant in Morocco who refuses to accept bribes--despite being pressured by his wife and made fun of by colleagues--then succumbs, with unfortunate consequences. By the author of With Downcast Eyes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tahar Ben Jelloun; Carol Volk
ISBN: 1565842952 9781565842953 1565842960 9781565842960
OCLC Number: 32203178
Description: 136 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: New Press international fiction series.
Other Titles: Homme rompu.
Responsibility: Tahar Ben Jelloun ; translated from the French by Carol Volk.

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In a country where corruption is part of the culture, should a man go along, or should he resist? The novel tackles the question through the eyes of a civil servant in Morocco who refuses to accept bribes--despite being pressured by his wife and made fun of by colleagues--then succumbs, with unfortunate consequences. By the author of With Downcast Eyes.

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