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Street of Thieves free pdf Recipient of three French literary awards, Mathias Enard's follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Zone" is a timely novel about a young Moroccan boy caught up in the turbulent events of the Middle East, and a possible murder.Exiled from his family for religious transgressions related to his feelings for his cousin, Lakhdar finds himself on the streets of Barcelona hiding from both the police and the Muslim Group for the Propagation of Koranic Thoughts, a group he worked for in Tangier not long after being thrown out on the streets by his father.Lakhdar's transformationsfrom a boy into a man, from a devout Muslim into a sinnertake place against the backdrop of some of the most important events of the past few years: the violence and exciting eruption of the Arab Spring and the devastating collapse of Europe's economy.If all that isn't enough, Lakhdar reunites with a childhood friendone who is planning an assassination, a murder Lakhdar opposes.A finalist for the prestigious Prix Goncourt, "Street of Thieves" solidifies Enard's place as one of France's most ambitious and keyed-in novelists of this century. This novel may even take "Zone"'s place in Christophe Claro's bold pronouncement that Enard's earlier work is "the novel of the decade, if not of the century."Mathias Enard studied Persian and Arabic and spent long periods in the Middle East. A professor of Arabic at the University of Barcelona, he received several awards for "Zone"also available from Open Letterincluding the Prix du Livre Inter and the Prix Decembre.Charlotte Mandell has translated works from a number of important French authors, including Marcel Proust, Gustave Flaubert, Jean Genet, Guy de Maupassant, and Maurice Blanchot, among others."

About Mathias Enard

Mathias Enard studied Persian and Arabic and spent long periods in the Middle East. A professor of Arabic at the University of Barcelona, he won the Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie and the Prix Edmee de la Rochefoucauld for his first novel, "La perfection du tir." He has been awarded many prizes for "Zone," including the Prix du Livre Inter and the Prix Decembre. Charlotte Mandell has translated works from a number of important French authors, including Proust, Flaubert, Genet, Maupassant, and Blanchot, among others. She received a Literary Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for her translation of Enard's "Zone" along with a French Voices grant."

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Author : Mathias Enard
Publisher : Open Letter
Data Published : 04 December 2014
ISBN : 1940953014
EAN : 9781940953014
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 350 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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