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A Street in Marrakech

A Street in Marrakech

Author(s): Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Location(s): Marrakech

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1970s



The author and her husband have managed to delve into life in the Medina, discovering the life of the women behind the walls of the Medina, as they spoke Arabic, a real asset in those days. A vivid portrayal of life in the city.

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Even though this book was written in the early 1970s, it still has a lot of relevancy now, and gives very accurate portrayal of life in the old medina – Sheila Farnsworth –

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021