By Peter Mayne

Peter Mayne (1908-1979) is to Morocco what Peter Mayle is to Provence or Lawrence Durrell to Greece. This 1953 vintage in a brand new version captures the very essence of the folk and position. Having already discovered to understand Muslim existence whilst he was once in Pakistan, Mayne got a home within the labyrinthine again streets of Marrakesh. He desired to settle there, now not as a privileged customer in a inn or grand villa, yet as one of many population. He realized their language, made acquaintances, took half of their fairs, and wrote their letters. this isn't a commute e-book within the approved experience of the word-it is a list of private adventure in a quarter of overseas lifestyles well past the tourist's eye. Mayne contrives in a deceptively easy prose to disseminate within the air of an English November the highly spiced odors of North Africa; he has grew to become, for an hour, smog to shimmering solar, woven a texture of amazing allure.

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