Jane Bowles [1917-1973]
Cherifa [Amina Bakalia]

Bowles American novelist and her husband Paul Bowles lived a very emancipated life-long before the social revolution of 68 normalised many sexual practices. They were both homosexuals, preferred to have sex with their own kind but remained married all their lives. They went to live permanently in Morocco in 1947. In Tangier, J.Bowles felt under the spell of Cherifa, a grain seller, who stripped her of all her possessions and destroyed her.