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The Child of an Ancient People free pdf It is 1872. Lislei is a young French woman escaping from the bloody turmoil of the Paris commune- Kader is an Arab prince fleeing from the revolt of the Saharan tribesmen in Algeria. Together they succeed in boarding an old sailing ship bound for Australia. With them, on board ship, is Tridarir, an orphan, who is the last representative of his people, the Tasmanian Aboriginals. Set against the backdrop of British colonial expansion, Benmalek masterfully reveals the international upheavals of the nineteenth-century. From disorder in France to the bright open shores of Australia this is an epic novel of passion and high adventure culminating in a deeply moving and extraordinary love story.

About Anouar Benmalek

Anouar Benmalek was born in Casablanca in 1956 and is one of Algeria's most respected writers. After the 1988 riots in protest at government policies, he became one of the founders of the Algerian Committee against Torture.

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Author : Anouar Benmalek
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 04 November 2004
ISBN : 009945369X
EAN : 9780099453697
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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