Excerpt from ‘The Effacement,’ Shortlisted for the 2017 Prix

In the field of African writing writing from the northern countries of Africa is often unseen and unread. This is an opportunity to get an small insight in one of the writers from Algeria. The name is Samir Toumi and the title of the book that has been shortlisted for the Prix de la Littérature Arabe is The Effacement (well, it is the title in the English translation.)

Here you will find an excerpt from this novel.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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