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Najat El Hachmi

Biography

Najat El Hachmi was born in Nador in Morocco in 1979. She moved with her family to Vich, Catalonia when she was eight. She studied Arab philology at the University of Barcelona. Her first book was called Jo també sóc catalana [I Also Am Catalan], written in Catalan, about how she and her family integrated into Catalonia. She had a variety of jobs before becoming a full-time writer.

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Najat El Hachmi (in Spanish)
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Interview (in Catalan)
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Bibliography

2004 Jo també sóc catalana (essay)
2008 L’últim patriarca (The Last Patriarch) (novel)
2011 La caçadora de cossos (The Body Hunter) (novel)
2015 La filla estrangera. (novel)
2018 Mare de llet i mel (novel)