Books by Merzak Allouache

BAB EL-OUED by Merzak Allouache
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"Reading the book makes you eager to see the movie."
Predictably "cinematic," this energetic novel by a famed Algerian film director deftly surveys the embattled populace of a poor section of Algiers ruled by a platitudinous and ingenuous "Imam" and rife with both sexual tension and militant Islamic political activity. Read full book review >