Tag: Women’s Rights

, | By Kaila Young

[ January 12, 2016 ]

New Day Tuesday: The Happy Marriage by Tahar Ben Jelloun

Look again at that cover image: a milky skin background and two hands, tapestry-stitched patterns in non-matching colors, one hand splintering apart. See the gold rings on the index fingers in contrast, one band unable to hold together its shattering appendage. Tahar Ben Jelloun’s new novel The Happy Marriage tells the story of a painter who grows gradually exhausted with his wife …