Peter Mayne's A Year in Marrakesh PDF

By Peter Mayne

ISBN-10: 0907871089

ISBN-13: 9780907871088

Peter Mayne (1908-1979) is to Morocco what Peter Mayle is to Provence or Lawrence Durrell to Greece. This 1953 vintage in a brand new variation captures the very essence of the folks and position. Having already realized to understand Muslim lifestyles whilst he used to be in Pakistan, Mayne obtained a home within the labyrinthine again streets of Marrakesh. He desired to settle there, no longer as a privileged customer in a lodge or grand villa, yet as one of many population. He discovered their language, made associates, took half of their fairs, and wrote their letters. this isn't a shuttle booklet within the approved feel of the word-it is a checklist of non-public adventure in a zone of international existence well past the tourist's eye. Mayne contrives in a deceptively easy prose to disseminate within the air of an English November the highly spiced odors of North Africa; he has became, for an hour, smog to shimmering solar, woven a texture of notable attraction.

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