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Early one morning in 1899, in a small town along the coast from Mombasa, Hassanali sets out for the mosque. But that morning he never gets there, for ... Show synopsis

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  • Desertion (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC) – Paperback (2006)
    by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    Desertion

    Paperback, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    2006
    New edition. New edition.
    272 pages

    ISBN: 0747578958
    ISBN-13: 9780747578956

    Early one morning in 1899, in a small town along the coast from Mombasa, Hassanali sets out for the mosque. But he never gets there, for out of the desert stumbles an ashen and exhausted Englishman who collapses at his feet. That man is Martin Pearce - writer, traveller and something of an Orientalist. After Pearce has recuperated, he visits Hassanali to thank him for his rescue and meets Hassanali's sister Rehana; he is immediately captivated. In this crumbling town on the edge of civilised life, with the empire on the ... Show more

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