Ertegun Scholar, Khalid Lyamlahy, publishes his first book

 

Un Roman Étranger

What is a residence permit? A short-lived identity document or a pretext to write a novel? How to depict the administrative chaos, the continuous coming and going, the unbearable tension and the long wait to renew one’s residence permit? The narrator, an exiled stranger in a European capital, struggles to renew his residence permit, write his first novel and earn an impossible love. Caught in a closed environment that becomes increasingly hostile, he seeks refuge in writing and continues to believe in the possibility of reconstruction.

General information:

Author: Khalid Lyamlahy

Title: Un Roman Étranger

Pages : 184 pages.

Publisher : Présence Africaine Editions, 25bis, rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris.

Date of publication: 18th January 2017

Link to the book page on the publisher’s website: http://www.presenceafricaine.com/romans-litterature-africaine-caraibes/985-un-roman-etranger-9782708708969.html

Link to the book page on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/2708708961/sr=8-1/qid=1488320097/ref=olp_product_details?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1488320097&sr=8-1

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