By Robert Dessaix
On a magic carpet experience from Lisbon to the sting of the Sahara, from Paris to the south of France and Algiers, he's taking us to the areas the place the Nobel Prize profitable writer, in methods nonetheless scandalous to trendy sensibilities, lived out his unconventional rules approximately love, marriage, sexuality and religion.
Praise for Arabesques via Robert Dessaix
‘Magical and welcoming … those arabesques have the funds for the reader inordinate pleasure.’ Livres-Hebdo (France)
‘Surrender to the ravishments first, wander away, skid with delighted indecisiveness around the mosaic tile of every web page. enterprise out with the writer onto the roads and dizzying crossroads he negotiates as he plots a path among earlier and current, previous haunts and new horizons, within the lands of Araby …’ The Age
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