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[28 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 88 views]

Douaihy is the only writer who avoided the trap of compliance, choosing a party over the other, in his narration of the Lebanese war. He does not express any ideological bias through one of his characters. He does not rely on critique to cleanse his own past, or take up a general humanist stand. Such is the case of many works, the authors of which fall in the abyss of interpretation and theory, or attempt to incriminate some of the factions over the others. Douaihy is also the only one to have explored the question of sectarian “differences”, in order to weave an impressive literary ground on its basis

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[19 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 101 views]

Hassan Daoud, Abbas Baydoun and Jabbour Douaihy: hope and reassurance, in the face of an overwhelming tendency of young authors who are drowning us in degrading sexual pornography, as the only way to fame and popularity.

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[18 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 148 views]

Jabbour Douaihy’s recent novel, from the perspective of an old leftist, represents an important opportunity to rediscover ourselves

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[12 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 129 views]

There is a city breaking, Beirut; and a city withdrawn, Tripoli. There is rural community form the mountains, Christians, who are mobilized by, and perhaps even initiate, the violence. Lebanon’s communities are fighting their wars, and possibly others’ wars, with a lack of awareness and the unconsciousness of teenagers who, as long as they dream of their game, go on playing.

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[15 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 111 views]

‏ Jabbour Douaihy‪’‬s transparent writing style‪,‬ namely in the description of nature‪,‬ reminds me with the greatness of Japanese novels

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[15 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 126 views]

In his novel “Chased away”, Jabbour Douaihy stirs the pains of those who witnessed the war and remember most of its beginning. But the novel’s significance remains that who does not fully belong to a Lebanese community is doomed to be rootless and rejected throughout his life, however short or long.