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The Vagabond
Isabelle Eberhardt
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The Vagabond

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Paperback, 160 pages
Published June 27th 1988 by Hogarth (first published May 26th 1988)
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Ben Olson
Jul 15, 2008 rated it it was ok
Recommended to Ben by: Jolie Holland
I like everything about Isabelle Eberhardt... everything except for the way she writes. Unfortunately, she didn't live long enough to polish this story into something worth reading. But it deserves to be read because of her way of living outside the grid. A much better choice would be a biography on Eberhardt, because he own life is much more interesting than her "ficiton."
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Isabelle Eberhardt was a Swiss-Algerian explorer and writer who lived and travelled extensively in North Africa. For the time she was an extremely liberated individual who rejected conventional European morality in favour of her own path and that of Islam. Dressed as a man, calling herself Si Mahmoud Essadi, Eberhardt travelled in Arab society, with a freedom she could not otherwise have experienc ...more
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