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Tahar Ben Jelloun

Moroccan writer

1944   -  

country of citizenship: Morocco
native language: Arabic
educated at: Mohammed V University
occupation: writer, poet, psychotherapist, novelist
award received: Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour, Commander of the National Order of Merit, Prix Goncourt, docteur honoris causa de l'université de Montréal, honorary doctor of the Catholic University of Louvain

Tahar Ben Jelloun (Arabic: الطاهر بن جلون‎; born in Fes, French protectorate in Morocco, 1 December 1944) is a Moroccan writer. The entirety of his work is written in French, although his first language is Arabic. He became known for his 1985 novel L’Enfant de Sable (The Sand Child). Today he lives in Paris and continues to write. He has been short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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works

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The Sand Child

1985 french novel by Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

1985

La Nuit sacrée

book by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

1987

This Blinding Absence of Light

book by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

2000

L'ultimo amico

book by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

2004

La scuola o la scarpa

short story by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

2000

Nadia

book by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

1996

Racism Explained to My Daughter

Buch von Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

1998

Giorno di silenzio a Tangeri

short story by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

1989

L'ablation

book by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

2014

Mes contes de Perrault

book by Tahar Ben Jelloun

author: Tahar Ben Jelloun

2014

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