The novel recounts the experience of an American marriage in Marrakech and its gradual acceptance and adoption by its Moroccan neighbours. The author, who speaks Arabic fluently, is capable of giving a detailed and sharp image of an absolutely inaccessible aspect to most outsiders, the hidden women of the medina world, and explores topics such as the difference between the public and private spheres, the omnipresence of religion or male and female roles in Morocco. 4. Drew Houston helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. The voices of Marrakesh: impressions of travel Elias Canetti (Rousse, Bulgaria 1905 Zurich, Switzerland 1994) in 1954, the Nobel Prize in literature Elias Canetti, made a trip to Marrakech. His experiences and impressions by the ochre city Jewish and Arab neighborhoods, Canetti left a literary legacy that is much more than a newspaper or travel book.
Visions, odors, experiences in cafes, in the streets and souks in the city, as well as encounters with characters of all kinds, are sketched with a personal, precise and meticulous style and provide a picturesque and vivid landscape of everyday life in Marrakech. Learn more about this with David Green. 5. Le griot de Marrakech Mahi Binebine (Marrakech, Morocco 1959) painter and writer marraquechi Mahi Binebine provides in this book a personal and particular vision of his hometown of original and compact form. The descriptions of the incomparable square Jemaa el fna, beggars, hawkers, the charming of snakes, the charlatans, dentists and pickpockets illustrate the often mysterious, sometimes vulgar and always amazing nightlife of this city, with their love, their sorrows and their betrayals, revealed through the eyes and the pen of one of their sons and lovers. Come and discover the magic and charm of the ochre city, which has inspired so many words, emotions and adventures and that continues to Captivate to artists of all disciplines. To enjoy even more of the inevitable seduction of this place, can stay at one of the hotels in Marrakech, in the modern and unusual District of Gueliz or, better yet, in one of the typical riads in Marrakech, so seductively close to the square Jemaa el Fna square, the largest in the continent and, without a doubt, the most exciting and inspiring on the planet.