One week left until Garment of Shadows publishes! Til then I’ll be posting images from the book, with morsels of prose to go along.  You might even want to re-visit these posts after you’ve got your hands on the book.

…deep in the Rif mountains, lies a town called Chaouen. It is a sacred town built by Moors expelled from Spain—I am told it resembles Granada—with a multiplicity of mosques.

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  1. Pam Gibson on August 29, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    Reminds me very much of the Route of the White Towns (Ruta de los Pueblos Blancos) in Andalusia.

  2. Leora on August 29, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    Oooh, is this the town now known as Chefchaouen? I remember the blue buildings from visiting it two years ago. The gorgeous purple place is like a fairy tale town.

    • Laurie King on August 30, 2012 at 6:58 am

      Yes, it’s the same place, with a dozen spellings…

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