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[8 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 172 views]

Jabbour Douaihy’s novels remain, for the non Lebanese readers, works of pure fiction; minute jewelry made by the imagination of a man of talent ranging between modesty and compassion, the most refined sarcasm and bitterness the most painful and understandable. Douaihy tells the story of his Lebanon, and does not submit her to judgments, nor to philosophy or psychoanalysis. The reader rooms around, or rather, he roams jubilant in Douaihy’s imaginary multi-facetted world, with all its contradictions and conflicts, which, as a mosaic, does not reveal its beauty unless it is viewed from a distance. This is the meaning of the virtual camera Douaihy’s look…

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[1 May 2011 | No Comment | 185 views]

Diwan Dar Abdellatif welcomes Jabbour Douaihy in Algiers on May 7th.

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[12 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 133 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There is a city breaking, Beirut; and a city withdrawn, Tripoli.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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[6 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 117 views]

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation has recently acquired English rights to Jabbour Douaihy’s novel.

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[26 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 150 views]

Rafik Darragi, for Jet Set magazine, Tunisia
“Such is the true merit of this book. The novel is a subtle reminder of the human condition, and characters are depicted with great precision”

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[15 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 194 views]

“C’era una volta, in un paese piccino e lontano adagiato sulla riva orientale del Mediterraneo, un luogo zeppo di pini dritti come donne in lutto” scrive Jabbour Douaihy.