Hafid Bouazza





Hafid Bouazza

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born
in Morocco
March 08, 1970

gender
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In Arabic: حفيظ بوعزة, ḥafīẓ būʿazza. Moroccan-Dutch writer, born in 1970 in the Moroccan city Oujda. In 1977 he emigrated to the Netherlands. He grew up in Arkel, and studied Arabic languages in Amsterdam. He won the Amsterdamprize for 'for the Arts 2003. He published De voeten van Abdullah, Momo, Een beer in bontjas, Salomon en Paravion (which won De Gouden Uil 2004, and was nominated for the ako Literatuurprijs)

Hafid Bouazza is one of the most important representatives of the so called migrant-literature in the Netherlands, together with Bouazza behoort Moses Isegawa and Abdelkader

Bouazza publishes translated poetry on the weblog Loor Schrijft. Bouazza is known for his critical view on islam. Journalist Hassnae Bouazza (1973) is his sis
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Average rating: 3.07 · 546 ratings · 45 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Paravion
2.89 of 5 stars 2.89 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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De voeten van Abdullah
3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Spotvogel
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2009
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Momo
2.96 of 5 stars 2.96 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Meriswin
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Een beer in bontjas
2.93 of 5 stars 2.93 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Salomon
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2001
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Schoon in elk oog is wat he...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2005
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Het lied van de regen: Arab...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2006
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Heidense vreugde : gepeins ...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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“Het duurt zo lang voordat avond en dageraad voorbij zijn. Het duurt lang voordat de langzame nacht naderbij komt. Al wie westwaarts zwerft, al wie oostwaarts doolt weet niet waarom hij niet rusten kan. Het is omdat elke aardeszoon een skelet met zich meedraagt en ermee reizen moet.”
Hafid Bouazza, Meriswin

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