The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers
by Fouad Laroui
Publication Date: May 10, 2016
List Price: $14.95
Format: Paperback, 120 pages
Imprint: Deep Vellum Publishing
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
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"A striking metaphor for our times."—Le FigaroThis long-awaited English-language debut from Morocco’s most prominent contemporary writer won the Prix Gouncourt de Nouvelles, France’s most prestigious literary award, for best story collection. Laroui uses surrealism, laugh-out-loud humor, and profound compassion across a variety of literary styles to highlight the absurdity of the human condition, exploring the realities of life in a world where everything is foreign.Fouad Laroui has published over twenty novels and collections of short stories, poetry, and essays. Laroui teaches econometrics and environmental science at the University of Amsterdam, and lives between Amsterdam, Paris, and Casablanca.
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