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By Suzanna Clarke

ISBN-10: 1416578935

ISBN-13: 9781416578932

The Medina -- the previous urban -- of Fez is the best-preserved, medieval walled urban on the planet. inside of this bright Moroccan neighborhood, net cafes and cell phones coexist with a maze of donkey-trod alleyways, thousand-year-old sewer platforms, and Arab-style homes, stunning with complex, if frequently shabby, mosaic paintings.

whereas touring in Morocco, Suzanna Clarke and her husband, Sandy, are encouraged to shop for a dilapidated, centuries-old riad in Fez with the purpose of restoring it to its unique beauty, utilizing in basic terms conventional craftsmen and home made fabrics. So starts off a extraordinary experience that's bewildering, every now and then hilarious, and finally immensely worthwhile.

A condominium in Fez chronicles their meticulous recovery, however it can be a trip into Moroccan customs and lore and a window into the lives of its humans as friendships blossom. while the riad is ultimately again to its former glory, Suzanna unearths she has not only restored an outdated condominium, but in addition her soul.

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