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[14 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 289 views]
Jabbour Douaihy on the IPAF’s longlist for the third time! – for “American Neighborhood”

For the third time, the Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy is on the long list of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. This time, it’s for his novel “American Neighborhood”, published at Dar al Saqi. Another of Dar al Saqi’s titles is long-listed: The Daughter of Suslov, bu Yemeni novelist Habib Abdulrab Sarori.

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 148 views]
“American neighbourhood” is Douaihy’s best novel, says Mishka Mourani – courtesy of @Arablit

Mishka Mourani says “American neighbourhood” is Douaihy’s “best novel yet”

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 186 views]
Jabbour Douaihy’s “American Neighborhood”

The author of “Rose Fountain Motel”, “June rain” and “Chased away” recently published his new novel “American Neighborhood”. The book tells the story of an ordinary young man recruited for the djihad in Iraq.

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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 214 views]
“Douaihy gives life to past memories” – Al Safir, on American Neighborhood

“American neighborhood” is not the story of a particular district of Tripoli, as much as it is the story of the whole city. The novel depicts the city in time and space, and taints it in multiple colors, as the author seems to have dipped his brush in its past and present, creating for us a heart warming portrait.

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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 69 views]

The novel has achieved through its narrative techniques an accurate characterisation of our current reality artfully, promoting the humane while nevertheless deploring the different manifestations of terrorism. The book also successfully uncovers the political and social roots of the phenomenon [of djihadism], which threatens our contemporary societies with destruction and collapse.

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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 75 views]

Douaihy draws the portrait of society, in his new novel “American neighborhood “, where each sentence imprints on the reader’s mind an evocative primeval image.