“Ben Jelloun is arguably Morocco’s finest dwelling creator, whose staggering frame of work combines mind and imagination in magical fusion.” —The guardian
in the happy Marriage, the internationally acclaimed Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun tells the story of one couple—first from the husband’s factor of view, then from the wife’s—simply as prison reforms are about to trade women’s rights for all time.
The husband, a painter in Casablanca, has been paralyzed through a stroke at the very height of his profession and will become satisfied that his marriage is the sole cause for his decline.
Walled up within his illness and determined to interrupt freed from a deeply adverse courting, he unearths break out in writing a secret book about his hellish marriage. while his wife reveals it, she responds factor by factor with her personal version of the data, imparting her own placing and incisive reinterpretation in their story.
who is proper and who is incorrect? A thorny difficulty in a society in which marriage stays a sacrosanct institution, but in which there’s additionally a growing attention of ladies’s rights. And of their absorbing warfare, each aspects of this modern marriage find out they may no longer be so enlightened in the end.