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Stories and journal notes by an extraordinary young woman adventurer and traveler Arabic scholar Sufi mystic and adept of the Djillala cultNot long before her death Isabelle Eberhardt wrote No one ever lived from day to day or was dependent upon chance It is the inescapable chain of events that has brought me to this point rather than I who have caused these things to happen Her life seems haphazard at the mercy of caprice but her writings prove otherwise She did not make decisions she was impelled to take action Her nature combined an extraordinary singlness of purpose and an equally powerful nostalgia for the unattainable Paul Bowles prefaceOne of the strangest human documents that a woman has given the world Cecily Mackworth I Came Out of FranceIsabelle Eberhardt 1877 1904 was an explorer who lived and traveled extensively throughout North Africa She wrote of her travels in numerous books and French newspapers including Nouvelles Algriennes Algerian News 1905 Dans l'Ombre Chaude de l'Islam In the Hot Shade of Islam 1906 and Les journaliers The Day Laborers 1922Paul Bowles has taped and translated numerous strange legends and lively stories recounted by Mrabet Love with a Few Hairs novel The Lemon novel The Boy Who Set Fire stories Harmless Poisons Blameless Sins stories The Beach Caf Look Move On autobiography and The Big Mirror novella

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