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My Torturess

Bensalem Himmich

Translated from the Arabic by Roger Allen

Paper $19.95    |    978-0-8156-1047-2    |    2015

ebook 978-0-8156-5317-2


"A skillful novelistic judgement on the CIA special renditions after 9/11, there are also occasional shades of One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest."—Banipal

"Himmich is one of the most innovative and prolific novelists in contemporary Morocco. This is an important work of literature in a masterful translation."—Jonathan Smolin, associate professor of Arabic, Dartmouth College

  My Torturess

A Muslim Suicide   Philosopher and writer Bensalem Himmich is the author of a number of works in both Arabic and French. He has won a number of prizes and distinctions, including the Naguib Mahfouz Prize (American University in Cairo, 2002), the Sharjah-UNESCO Prize (2003), the Diploma and Medal of the Academic Society of Arts and Letters (Paris, 2009), and the Prize of the Academy of Floral Games (Toulouse, France, 2011). My Torturess was nominated for the International Arabic Fiction Prize in 2011. Roger Allen is the Sascha Jane Patterson Harvie Professor Emeritus of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is professor emeritus of Arabic and comparative literature. Among his translations are Bensalem Himmich’s A Muslim Suicide and The Polymath.

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