Reading Group: Lords of the Atlas by Gavin Maxwell in Ely

Monday 14th April 2014

  • Venue The Bookshop, 9 High Street, Ely, CB7 4LJ
  • Doors open 7pm
  • Start time 7.30pm
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From 1918 until the late 1950s, Morocco was a French colony ruled over by the puppet regime of the warlord Glaoui brothers. Little known about in the English-speaking world, their brutal and flamboyant reign is grippingly recounted in this classic of 20th century travel literature.