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Tahar Ben Jelloun



"Témoins vigilants, observateurs attentifs, il arrive parfois que les romanciers se voient confier des vies pour les raconter dans leurs livres. Ils font alors fonction d'écrivain public. C'est ce qui m'est arrivé il y a deux ans lorsqu'un ami, qui avait été opéré de la prostate, m'a demandé d'écrire l'histoire de son ablation.

Je l'ai écouté pendant des heures. Je l'ai accompagné dans ses pérégrinations hospitalières. Je suis devenu ami avec le professeur d'urologie qui le suivait. L'idée d'un livre s'est imposée peu à peu. Un livre utile qui rendrait service aux hommes qui subissent cette opération, mais aussi à leur entourage, leur femme, leurs enfants, leurs amis, qui ne savent comment réagir.

Mais la situation était délicate : fallait-il, comme le demandait mon ami, tout raconter, tout décrire, tout révéler ? Après réflexion, j'ai choisi de tout dire."

Tahar Ben Jelloun.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2015
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 144
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070463022
ISBN 10: 2070463028

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