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Tahar Ben Jelloun

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Tahar Ben Jelloun

A Moroccan author writing in French, Tahar Ben Jelloun was born in 1944 in Fez and immigrated to France in 1961. He has published numerous novels, collections of poetry, and essays. He won the Prix Goncourt in 1987 for his novel La Nuit Sacree and received the Prix Maghreb in 1994. More recently, his widely acclaimed novel, This Blinding Absence of Light (in its English translation by Linda Coverdale), won the International Impac Dublin Literary Award in 2004.

Articles by Tahar Ben Jelloun

from “The Rising of the Ashes”
By Tahar Ben Jelloun
TRANSLATOR'S NOTE: La remontee des cendres (The Rising of the Ashes) is the title of a small text, written in French by the Paris-based Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun. It was published by Editions…
Translated from French by Cullen Goldblatt