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Hardcover, 111 pages
Published 1988 by Quartet Books (first published September 13th 1976)
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Nov 17, 2008 Bk rated it liked it
There are times when my inner prudishness gets in the way of my enjoyment of literature. This was one of those times. Ben Jelloun has poetic prose and gives insight into some of the troubles of N. African immigrants in France, but his insistence on describing ejaculation and masturbation over and over again bothered me. Maybe it was meant to. Maybe it's some literary device I'm missing out on. Either way, I found that it detracted from the story, taking away some of the power of his narrative.
Aug 09, 2014 Redouane rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
هذه ثاني رواية أقرأها للطاهر بن جلون, بعد رائعته "تلك العتمة الباهرة" التي أبهرتني للغاية.

في "غزالة... وتنتهي العزلة", يتحدث بنجلون عن الهجرة, ومعنى أن تكون مهاجراً في فرنسا. أسلوب الكتابة جميل و به الكثير من الرمزية و الاسقاطات, لكن الكتاب ككل غير مثير للاهتمام بالمرة. وجدت نفسي أقوم بتجاوز مقاطع عديدة في الرواية رغم انها قصيرة جداً.

هناك عدة اقتباسات اعجبتني في الرواية سأنشرها هنا.
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Tahar Ben Jelloun is a Moroccan poet and writer. The entirety of his work is written in French, although his first language is Arabic.
After attending a bilingual (Arabic-French) elementary school, Ben Jalloun studied French in Tangier, Morocco until he was 18 years old. He continued his studies in philosophy at Mohammed-V University in Rabat, where he composed his first poems (1971).
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“يقال لي أن وطني يمنح جسده للسائحين, متنكراً مخضباً” 3 likes
“أرغب من أعماق قلبي أن أصبح شاهداً على مأساة ما, أو على حدث مهم. الشاهد الوحيد, الذي يتعهد بإطلاع الفرنسيين على لون عينيّ قاطع الطريق. ألتقي به في مرحاض عموميّ.. يبوح لي ببعض الأسرار.. يتقاطر عليّ رجال الصحافة.. يسألونني عن قامته, عن شعره, عن صوته.. ينصتون إليّ.. يسجلون نقطاً.. يلحّون في مقابلتي.. أجيب بأشياء كاذبة.. أقدم لرجال الشرطة بيانات متناقضة.. ومن حين لآخر, أطلب بيرة باردة. ولن يكون الحافز إلى مثل هذا التصرف رغبة في أن يذكر إسمي في الصحف بقدر ما هي رغبة في أن أعيش حياة مخالفة لحياة جورب مثقوب.” 1 likes
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