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Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

The voice of North African novelist Meryem Alaoui is a welcome one. Her debut is a powerful character study of a lively young sex worker.

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Review of ‘Straight From the Horse’s Mouth’

The voice of North African novelist Meryem Alaoui is a welcome one. Her debut, Straight From the Horse’s Mouth, is a powerful character study of a lively young sex worker who meets a filmmaker seeking her expertise.

The fast-moving novel is told by quick-witted and resilient Jmiaa, who reflects on her life in a bustling…

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