Khubz al-Hafi (Arabic) by Muhammad Choukri
In Arabic, 'For Bread Alone' (first published 1973), with unrelenting realism, the shocking autobiography of Mohamed Choukri, written in a novel style. Choukri's classic and moving work. Driven by famine from their home in the Rif, Mohamed's family walks to Tangier in search of a better life. But things are no better there. Eight of Mohamed's siblings die of malnutrition and neglect, and one is killed by his father in a fit of rage.