Fatima's Good Fortune
Miramax, Aug 2003, 22.95, 336 pp.
Fourteen yeas ago Rachida left her home on Djerba Island to accept work as a Parisian maid to Countess Poulais du Roc. When she first came to France, Rachida had big dreams, but being nothing more than an indentured servant seemingly for life, her aspirations are gone as she meets her employer's often unreasonable demands. Today she returns from chores in heavy rain to suddenly have a weak skyl...