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Terre Brulante


This is a perceptive story of the gradual deterioration of a traditional way of life and of discrimination against a Sephardic Jewish family living in a Tunisian village in the mid-1950s, when the country gained independence from France. Young people from the village are moving to the cities or to France, although a romantic interlude between the grandson in the family and a young Arab woman does not, in the end, show that the younger generation is free of prejudice. As both nationalism and anti-Jewish...more