This is a preloved book in very good condition. 

 

A fascinating portrait of a pre-Gaddafi society on the verge of change.

Tripoli in the 1960s. A sweltering, segregated society. Hadachinou is a lonely boy. His mother shares secrets with her best friend, Jamila, while his father prays at the mosque. Sneaking through the sun drenched streets of Tripoli, the boy listens to the whispered stories of the women. He turns into an invisible witness to their repressed desires as he becomes aware of his own.

 

Publisher: Peirene Press

 

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Under the Tripoli Sky by Kamal Ben Hameda (trans Adriana Hunter)

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