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The first time I saw her she melted the ice in my soul.
Malak is a tiny beautiful five year old girl child. She lives in a cave in dire poverty with her drunkard father her Saharoui mother and sister. Her enemies are all the town children who victimize her and her sister because of their race and condition. Her only friend is a single mother named Latifa and Malaks grandmot
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Published February 2nd 2019 by Paul O´Garra
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I really enjoyed reading this book. I have been an avid reader over many years now and have come to the point where I sometimes worry about what to expect when I pick up a new book. Is it going to disappoint? Am I wasting my time on it? But this felt so fresh and original. None of the usual old tropes that we have tread a hundred times over. It took me to a whole new place. It alternately had me on the edge of my seat to entrancing me with beautifully descriptive passages in exotic lands. All th ...more
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RABT Book Tours: Malak Desert Child by Paul 1 4 Feb 20, 2019 04:56AM  
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Paul OGarra was born in Gibraltar on the 8th May 1952. So many Gibraltarian people exiled by war to the Uk, and to further off, and more exotic places such as Madeira, French Morocco, Jamaica, and Northern Ireland, were returning on troopships, heavy with tears of nostalgia for a homeland which had been, and would never be again.
They, Paul and his three siblings were the children of schoolteachers
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