Tahar Ben Jelloun


Born
in Fez, Morocco
December 01, 1944


الطاهر بن جلون
Tahar Ben Jelloun (Arabic: الطاهر بن جلون‎‎) 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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تلك العتمة الباهرة

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4.28 avg rating — 10,414 ratings — published 2001 — 48 editions
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حين تترنح ذاكرة أمي

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3.35 avg rating — 2,147 ratings — published 2006 — 21 editions
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The Sand Child

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3.49 avg rating — 2,258 ratings — published 1985 — 52 editions
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Le racisme expliqué à ma fille

3.67 avg rating — 1,397 ratings — published 1998 — 44 editions
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The Happy Marriage

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3.26 avg rating — 1,177 ratings — published 2012 — 15 editions
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أن ترحل

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3.38 avg rating — 1,344 ratings — published 2006 — 37 editions
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The Sacred Night

3.57 avg rating — 1,064 ratings — published 1987 — 48 editions
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A Palace in the Old Village

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3.35 avg rating — 801 ratings — published 2009 — 25 editions
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The Last Friend

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3.77 avg rating — 510 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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Islam Explained

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3.54 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 2001 — 24 editions
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“ردّد في سرِّك إن الصمت مريحٌ لك وللآخرين ، وبخاصةً الآخرين .”
الطاهر بن جلون, تلك العتمة الباهرة

“إن أكثر الأمور الاعتيادية تفاهةً، تصبح في المحن العصيبة، غير اعتيادية، لا بل أكثر ما يُرغَب فيه من أمور الدنيا”
الطاهر بن جلون, تلك العتمة الباهرة

“علينا بالصلاة من دون أن نأمل بمقابل.
تلك هي قوة الإيمان.”
الطاهر بنجلون, تلك العتمة الباهرة

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