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B>The award-winning, #1 internationally bestselling new novel by the author of The Perfect Nanny that lays bare womens intimate, lacerating experience of war (The New York Times Book Review)/b>br>br>After World War II, Mathilde leaves France for Morocco to be with her husband, whom she met while he was fighting for the French army. A spirited young woman, she now finds herself a farmers wife, her vitality sapped by the isolation, the harsh climate, and the mistrust she inspires as a foreigner. But she refuses to be subjugated or confined to her role as mother of a growing family. As tensions mount between the Moroccans and the French colonists, Mathildes fierce desire for autonomy parallels her adopted countrys fight for independence in this lush and transporting novel about race, resilience, and womens empowerment.

  • Auteur(s)

    Leïla Slimani

  • Éditeur

    Penguin Books Usa

  • Distributeur


  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    320 Pages

  • Longueur

    20.9 cm

  • Largeur

    13.9 cm

  • Épaisseur

    2.2 cm

  • Poids

    283 g

  • Support principal


Leïla Slimani

Leïla Slimani, née à Rabat en 1981, a publié deux romans aux éditions Gallimard,
Dans le jardin de l'ogre et Chanson douce (prix Goncourt 2016). Elle a également publié, dans la collection Le 1 en livre aux éditions de l'Aube, l'ouvrage Le diable est dans les détails.