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In Zabor, Kamel Daoud (“The Meursault Investigation”) examines human existence using the methods from the Arabian Nights. In the loneliness of his village, Ismael begins to write stories and soon discovers that he has the gift of being able to extend the life of the dying. As long as he writes about people, he keeps their death at bay. But one day his own father lies on his deathbed. “A fiery parable about the power of writing” (Le Monde).