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In the spring of 2003 tahir shah was living in london with his pregnant wife, rachana, and their daughter, ariane. Most of his eleven books in a dozen languages and four television. London based man with moroccan heritage moves to fabled casablanca and buys house full of jinn and human guardians that thwart him. With his roots in afganistan and historical ties with morocco, tahir shah provides new narrative lines that. Pete, a convert to islam, seeking a world without america. With its lush grounds, cool, secluded courtyards, and relaxed pace, life at dar. In the tradition of a year in provence and under the tuscan sun, acclaimed english travel writer tahir shah shares a highly entertaining account of making an exotic dream come true. Its aim is to provide the viewing community substantial knowledge about islam, particularly the nonmuslim who may need clarification of common distortions of the media.
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