London: Elek Books, 1958. Hardcover. 128p., very good first UK edition in boards and price-clipped dj. Grier A** Avon T-338.
Lesbian novel Algerian French/Moslem girl comes of age with a married couple. Debut novel by the Algerian author published as "La Soif" in 1957. For the entire body of her work she was awarded the 1996 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.