A new translation by Peter Constantine. 'It is far safer to be feared than loved... Machiavelli made his name notorious for centuries with The Prince, his clever and cynical work about power relationships.
A year in Casablanca. When Tahir Shah decided to pursue his dream of bringing a vast ruin of a palace in the Moroccan city of Casablanca back to life, he soon learned that he and his family had bought a great deal more than they'd bargained for.
It is the history of a revolution that went wrong – and of the excellent excuses that were forthcoming at every step for the perversion of the original doctrine, wrote Orwell for the first edition of Animal Farm in 1945.
First publishing in 1920s, The Prophet, Gibran's hugely popular guide to living, has sold millions copies worlwide and is the most famous work of religious fiction of the twentieth century. Gibran's Prophet speaks of many things central to daily life: love, marriage, death, beauty, passion, eating, work and play.
In 1971 disaffected student Salim took part in a failed coup to oust King Hassan II of Morocco. With sixty others he was incarcered in a secret prison complex in the Moroccan desert; they were to remain there for nearly twenty years.
L'écrivain François Beaune fait le tour de la Méditerranée, à travers 13 pays, 13 ports, à la recherche d'histoires vraies, qui seront affinées et assemblées dans une bibliothèque virtuelle et libre d'accès. Il est épaulé par des équipes basées à Marseille et des correspondants dans chacune des villes, dont la Librairie des Colonnes à Tanger.
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