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The sirens of Baghdad : a novel

Author: Yasmina Khadra; John Cullen
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forced to leave the university when the Americans invade Iraq, a young man from a small desert village heads for Baghdad to join the resistance, until a top secret mission forces him to reconcile a proposed terrorist act with his own moral principles.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yasmina Khadra; John Cullen
ISBN: 9780099513230 0099513234
OCLC Number: 233789028
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: This translation originally published: London: William Heinemann, 2007.
Description: 307 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Sirènes de Baghdad.
Responsibility: Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen.

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Forced to leave the University of Baghdad when the Americans invade Iraq, a young man returns home to his small desert village, where he witnesses three unspeakable acts of violence committed by  Read more...

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"Expertly evokes an urban atmosphere of paranoia and random destruction" * Guardian * "Remarkable...horrifying and genuinely illuminating...essential reading for anyone who wants to understand Iraq, Read more...

 
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