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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 version captures the very essence of the folk and position. Having already discovered to understand Muslim lifestyles while he used to be in Pakistan, Mayne obtained a home within the labyrinthine again streets of Marrakesh. He desired to settle there, now not as a privileged customer in a lodge or grand villa, yet as one of many population. He realized their language, made acquaintances, took half of their fairs, and wrote their letters. this isn't a shuttle booklet within the permitted feel of the word-it is a list of private adventure in a area of international existence well past the tourist's eye. Mayne contrives in a deceptively basic prose to disseminate within the air of an English November the highly spiced odors of North Africa; he has grew to become, for an hour, smog to shimmering solar, woven a texture of impressive allure.

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