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I atyentat that the author tried to show all sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – no clear heroes, no out-and-out villains, but individuals doing their best to cope with violence and war and cultural “attack” as part of everyday reality.

The Palestines refuse to listen to reason. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Our discussion Great discussion tonight with my book group. Being a Muslim, I suggest a new perspective on Afghanistan, on religious fanaticism and what I would call religiopathy. Mar 03, Kelly rated it liked it Recommends it for: Want to Khadrra Currently Reading Read.

Oct 31, Zak rated it really liked it. Peter Sutcliffe’s wife had no clue that he was the Yorkshire Ripper, so I guess it would be possible that Sihem covered her tracks so effectively.

Well, not so far, no, but package it right and it can only be a question of time. Will certainly read more by this author – my little ex-pat library has just got ‘Sirens of Baghdad’ in too and I intend to read that soon. The victims of the bombs, their families and friends, the survivors, but also those of the relatives of the suicide bomber whose lives will never be the same again either.

I try to avoid going into bookshops because these days, what they actually offer, really, are hundreds and hundreds of books that I don’t particularly want to read, of which I seem unable to resist taking at least two home with me, a bit like visiting the lost dogs’ home saying we’ll just take a look round. The storyline was interesting, and it gave me some insight into the minds of suicide bombers.


What more can you do? Books by Yasmina Khadra. Want to Read saving…. This was a bit of a labradoodle.

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He has a nice home in a nice part of the city, he and his wife Sihem attend dinner parties with their Israeli friends and are happy. I liked that this book was written with a Palestinian perspective, and it sheds a nice light yssmina the complic Another book that really deserves 3.

So, read the book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No helpful shop assistant within shouting distance. I also had some issues aysmina the translation- some of the phrases chosen in translation were a out of date or b just This kjadra, in places, does the best it can to put us in their shoes.

He uses his skills to repair the damage caused by the conflict surrounding him and to keep himself distanced from involvement in events.

For example, I’m sure Kim was not “‘exercised’ over me giving her the slip,” but perhaps “excited,” or “agitated. Leave a comment Filed under French Culture Tagged as algeriealgerienbookclasskhaadrafrenchfrench vocabularyisraelkhadral’attentatlanguagelessonsattenattpalestienpalestineseattlethe attackyasmina.

My novel, the The Swallows of Kabulgives the readers in the West a chance to understand the core of a problem that he usually only touches on the surface.

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It bothered me though that she carried the attack out on a restaurant full of children – how does that help the cause? I felt the repetition of parts of the prologue at the end, was excellent and I read the book with enthusiasm. And this blank spot is driving me crazy. Great discussion tonight with my book group.

Having lived in Israel back in the early-mid nineties I regularly mention it on my blog as it made such an impression on me and I am still pretty obsessed with all things Israeli I am drawn to books like this.


As evidence mounts that his wife, Sihem, was responsible for the catastrophic bombing, Dr. What kind of life did they have before we met them? Perhaps then it will be possible to find a way to bring it under control.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The plot immediately grabs you — a Arab-Israeli surgeon who’s well respected and well liked by his Israeli colleagues and neighbors. Another book that really deserves 3. I also loved the movie. Life is smiling on you. My one complaint with the book may be down to the translation – I never felt that Jaafie seemed quite angry, grief-stricken or confused enough, he didn’t drag me through his emotions alongside him.

Il tutto condito dalla sofferenza di un animo confuso e tradito. I have to remember it. He is at his best just describing the horrific violence and carnage, making us experience the shock of it along with the characters. I hate to give any book three stars that has such a wonderful mission, and is able to fulfill it to such an extent that I had to stop, put down the book, and sort out my own feelings about the conflict all over again.

The author, in my opinion, did a good job as putting both sides of the story across. Notify me of new comments via email. This site uses cookies.

Because the fanaticism is a threat for attenta, I contribute to the understanding of the causes and backgrounds. We have radically different ideas about what people yamina expect from one another. After khadta such monologue I finally got it.