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ุนุฑุจูŠ

Barzakh

Barzakh: The Land In-Between

Moussa Ould Ebnou (Author)

Marybeth Timmermann (Translator)

Fiction

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania

Edition published in 2022 in English language

While studying the land of Barzakh in the Sahara, members of the Institute for the Archeology of Human Thought unearth the bones of Gara, a young man, whose Myelin will unravel the secrets of his ancient consciousness. A foreigner in his own land, Gara, in search of a better humanity, has traveled through three eras, from the 11th-century deserts of Mauritania to the dystopic future, inadvertently sowing the seeds of his own destruction. An innovative masterpiece that symphonizes mysticism, religion, and Mauritanian culture into a dystopian reflection on the human condition, this unique blend of science fiction and philosophy will interest those looking for new voices and perspectives in science fiction. Translated from French by Marybeth Timmermann, this would be the first official English publication of the work.

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