Articles tagged with: Al Hayat
“A novel, the structure of which is a far cry from more traditional narratives”
The novel’s stake is on digging deep into sectarianism – another aspect of its greatness. It is bound to provoke some commotion, but also to encourage dialogue.
Mohammad Barrada: ‘a novel with a great linguistic wealth, a seductive plot and a humanistic vision’.
“It appears that the question of the novel’s «references» has solicited the critic’s [referring to a previous critique by Nabil Suleiman] interests and made him evoke other texts having the same references to the Syrian Alaouite sect, guided by the novel’s political and ideological dimensions. He goes by unaware of the novel’s pattern, woven by Samar Yazbek, which uses these references as a backdrop, and goes beyond their reality, taking the novel into the realm …
In ’Chased away’, Jabbour Douaihy writes the life and death of a city…Then, as today, calls and claims for rights resound, and crime remains a constant…