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24%OFFSuzanna Clarke - A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco - 9780091925222 - V9780091925222
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A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco

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Description for A House in Fez: Building a Life in the Ancient Heart of Morocco Paperback. A journey into Moroccan culture, revealing its day-to-day rhythms, its customs and festivals; its history, Islam, and Sufi rituals; the lore of djinns and spirits; the vibrant life-filled market places; the irresistible Moroccan cuisine; and, its people - warm and friendly. This work presents an account of one couple's adventures in Morocco. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16 pages colour photos. BIC Classification: 1HBM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230.

When Suzanna Clarke and her husband bought a dilapidated house in the Moroccan town of Fez, their friends thought they were mad. Located in a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, the house - a traditional riad - was beautiful but in desperate need of repair. Walls were in danger of collapse, the plumbing non-existent. While neither Suzanna nor her husband spoke Arabic, and had only a smattering of French, they were determined to restore the building to its original splendour, using only traditional craftsmen and handmade materials. But they soon found that trying to do business in Fez was like being ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Ebury Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780091925222
SKU
V9780091925222
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About Suzanna Clarke
Suzanna Clarke has worked as a photojournalist for more than two decades, contributing to national and international newspapers, magazines and books. Currently, she is the arts editor of a major Australian newspaper. Born in New Zealand, she grew up in several parts of Australia. In her twenties she lived in a Welsh commune, an Amsterdam squat and a Buddhist monastery ... Read more

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