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The last patriarch

Author: Najat El Hachmi; Peter R Bush
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Straight-talking and fiery, Mimoun's daughter is everything he wishes she weren't. When he leaves Morocco for Catalonia, he wants to improve his own life without allowing Western culture to affect his wife or children at all. He expects them to stay in Morocco, while he enjoys the sophistication and freedom of Barcelona. His plans are thrown into disarray when his family insists on joining him in Catalonia. Things  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
General fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Najat El Hachmi; Peter R Bush
ISBN: 9781846687174 1846687179 9781847652393 1847652395
OCLC Number: 437084107
Language Note: Translated from the Catalan.
Description: vii, 310 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Últim patriarca.
Responsibility: Najat El Hachmi ; translated from the Catalan by Peter Bush.

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A novel of fathers and daughters, and the conflict between duty and desire, set in rural Morocco and urban Catalunya. It presents saga of a Moroccan family and a story of a girl's struggle to find  Read more...

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An exciting fictional take on politics and the family -- Melissa Katsoulis * Sunday Telegraph 2010 Books Preview * El Hachmi excels in her portrayal... never simplistic about oppression... The Last Read more...

 
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