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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 105 views]

Only the narrative of horror seems to cancel the cultural diversity among the most impermeable Western civilisation and the Arab one

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 100 views]
Avvenire, The Shell is a “chilling description of torture” – Mostafa Khalifa

Mostafa Khalifa’s is a scream from the silence of the prisons of the regime, a cry to be heard with the hope of freeing the future.

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 70 views]

Mostafa Khalifa’s book is not only a complaint, but also bitter reflection on the horrors of which humans are guilty.

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 189 views]
Il Fatto Quotidiano, on Mustafa Khalifa’s The Shell: “An essential reading”

It is an essential reading because it shows that historical truth is not considered in today’s debate on Syria. Torture, summary executions, imprisonment of women, men and children in Syrian prisons has been the basis of power of the Assad family

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 115 views]
Libros reviews Antoon’s “Ave Maria” (Fragmentos de Bagdad)

“Crudely realistic, Ave Maris nevertheless plays with tenderness, irony and poetry. Common sense, illusion and laughter are opposed to the barbary of dogmatisms. Against violence and corrupt powers, shine the daily kindnesses, and magical encounters allowing life to take its course.”

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 128 views]
El Pais reviews Sinan Antoon’s “Ave Maria”, published by Turner, Spain

Sinan Antoon is another original voice of this new Iraqi narrative