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In the country of men

Author: Hisham Matar
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Dial Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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"Ultimately, this is a novel most concerned with relationships between people - friends, spouses, comrades, and, particularly, parents and their children. Matar movingly charts the ways in which love endures in situtations of great represasion, but salso shows how repression threatens everything, even love, putting relationships under a strain that can be unendurable ... Whatever his subject, Matar writes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hisham Matar
ISBN: 9780385340427 0385340427
OCLC Number: 71173926
Notes: Novel.
Awards: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; A National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.
Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Hisham Matar.
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"Ultimately, this is a novel most concerned with relationships between people - friends, spouses, comrades, and, particularly, parents and their children. Matar movingly charts the ways in which love endures in situtations of great represasion, but salso shows how repression threatens everything, even love, putting relationships under a strain that can be unendurable ... Whatever his subject, Matar writes beautifully"--Bookjacket.

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