Articles tagged with: Le Monde
he president is not the young man who was said to have modern and reformist tendencies, but a dictator like the others, unable to understand what was happening in front his eyes, ready to kill half of his people to remain in power, thinking he is the only one to have the right to decide what reforms the country needs and when to grant them to his subjects as a reward.
This book is a good illustration of the kind of Saudi literature that can be produced, harsh and straightforward, yet not translated enough. The introspection and insight into a society largely unknown put forward by this novel, makes it worth the interest.
Difficile de ne pas voir dans cette demeure incertaine une métaphore du Liban : un pays victime d’une guerre civile, convoité sinon occupé par ses voisins, où “les gens du dessous” prennent de l’importance, au point de bouleverser les équilibres anciens…