The issues and social ills going through Pakistan and its folks in the present day, and the people who find themselves affected by the corrupt system, the whims and fancies of the nation’s higher and highly effective lessons, the folks of Morocco are considerably related. Are victims of circumstances.
Morocco was as soon as a French colony. The folks of France fought arduous to liberate their land from French occupation and gained independence in 1956 by sacrificing 1000’s of lives. Tahir bin Jaloun hails from Morocco, the identical Islamic nation on the west coast of North Africa.
Tahir bin Jaloun opened his eyes in 1944 within the metropolis of Fas. From the very starting he was fond of data and literature. He started to check in addition to write and in later years grew to become well-known as a novelist.
In Morocco, Tahir taught philosophy, however when the Arabic language was formally launched there, he determined to to migrate to France, the place he continues to jot down in French. His novels have been translated not solely into English but in addition into many languages of the world.
The picture of Moroccan society portrayed by Tahir bin Jaloun in his novels is similar to that of Pakistani society. On this regard, the novel L’Homme rompu, which Muhammad Omar Memon has tailored in Urdu as ‘Corruption’, is noteworthy.
Right here we’re providing excerpts from the identical novel of Tahir bin Jaloon to our literary pals. These few strains convey to our consideration the philosophy of lifetime of a real, upright man and any particular person of any society, who’s conscientious and honest to his society and other people. Have a look.
“It’s true that I, as folks say, have by no means been capable of adapt to the requirements of others. What’s compatibility? Not solely do what everybody else does, cowl your eyes when wanted, put your rules and beliefs apart, do not cease the machine from turning. In brief, study to steal and share with others what you may. Personally, I am unable to do this.
I do not even know find out how to lie. I am not sensible. I do know that what they name ‘machines’ can not work with folks like us. I’m the grain of sand that penetrates into it and it begins to maneuver. I confess that I like this job. This can be a very uncommon and helpful work. I’ve devoted myself to it, even when my spouse and kids are usually not so comfy. It is my satisfaction and my pleasure, however I do know it does not do them a lot good. “