Watch Us Dance

Le?la Slimani


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1 June 2023
ISBN: 9780571376063
336 pages

From the publisher

**AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW** The seductive, vibrant new novel from international bestselling author Leila Slimani. Morocco, 1968. As she stands at the window, Mathilde reflects on the opportunities before her, and all she has achieved. Looking out at her elegant - not to say expensive - garden, the roses, brought in from Marrakech, have bloomed and their sweet, fresh scent pervades the air. Anything feels possible, and she is determined to celebrate it. Don't they have the right to enjoy life, after dedicating their best years to the war and then to this farm? Mathilde is blissfully unaware of what a new chapter of Moroccan history means for her family, the country and its future. Her babies are now grown up, and they are all about to learn that life can take wild and unexpected turns. Acclaim for The Country of Others: 'A panoramic, ambitious tale.' The Times 'Exceptional.' SALMAN RUSHDIE 'Captivating.' Elle ' I loved it and didn't want it to end.' CLAIRE MESSUD 'As wild and lush as a wildflower meadow.' Observer 'A powerful and compelling family saga.' CHRISTINE MANGAN