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What does come galloping through is less the insight into the suicide bomber’s mindset, but rather the attitude of a people under siege: He has learned to live with the violence and chaos that plague his city, and on the night of a deadly bombing in a local restaurant, he works tirelessly to help the Dr.

You can afford your dreams. Filed under French Culture. He This book is really depressing, but it gave me a lot of think about. Jun 30, Denise rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem?


As evidence mounts that his wife, Sihem, was responsible for the catastrophic bombing, Dr. I feel this is the most memorable so far. Agtentat Posts by Email Enter your email address to be notified by email whenever I have a new post!

His wife’s body is found among the dead, with massive injuries, the police coldly announce, typical of those attentat on the bodies of fundamentalist suicide bombers.

Du pur Yasmina Khadra quoi.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I don’t think I’d say I ‘enjoyed’ it, it’s not a fun topic, after all, but I thought it was fascinating and illuminating. If so, what were her motivations? Leave a comment Filed under French Culture Tagged as algeriealgerienbookclassfrancefrenchfrench vocabularyisraelkhadral’attentatlanguagelessonslivrepalestienpalestineseattlethe attackyasmina.


Anonymity was the only way for him to survive and avoid censorship during the Algerian Civil War. I shut you up in here so you could develop a taste for hatred and a desire to act on it. Anyone who tells you that a greater symphony exists than the breath in your body is lying. This is a very complicated book to rate. But my attention is drawn to an elderly lady and her daughter who are sifting through the same stacks. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

It just didn’t ring right to me. The Man wasn’t overly impressed either, by the way. It did get a wee bit preachy, which came very close to taking me out of the best part of the book- the human experience of this horrible conflict- and putting it into the realm of a lecture.


The Attack

He served in the Algerian army for 36 years before going into exile in Aix-en-Provence, in France, and devoting himself to literature. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Another book that really deserves 3. What more do you have to have before you learn to say thanks?

Email required Address never made public. What have you done with the salvation I entrusted to you? The narrator is a Bedouin Arab surgeon who lives in Tel Aviv.

The problem was that although it made me think, it did not make me feel. He has put himself through medical school and now works in a Tel Aviv hospital as a surgeon. Elderly lady is especially enthusiastic about this thrilling story set in Tel Aviv, irresistible she says, and you learn such a lot about the Palestinian conflict.

That secure world explodes, quite literally, in a horrific suicide bombing in which it would appear that the explosive device was strapped around the body of Dr Jaafari’s wife.


The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As Jaafie is forced to confront this fact he starts to search for reasons why and clues that he has missed along the way. Mostly I felt as though I was getting a lecture about the very messy and complicated and, clearly, emotional landscape of the Middle East. Oct 31, Zak rated it really liked it. I also loved the movie. He develops certain theories that fit into its world outlook, attehtat do not always represent the reality. How do we know the life attenyat live now is authentic?

When horror strikes, the heart is always its first target. Her hands were too white for the smallest stain to escape my notice. Maybe we refuse yasmiba listen to them. Why must women with ideas be adulterers because their every loyalty and love is not to a man? There are definitely writing quality issues, especially in the first 80 pages or so. The storyline was interesting, and it gave me attentah insight into the minds of suicide bombers.

Apr 14, Reggie rated it it was amazing. Intense aysmina humane, devoid of political bias, hatred, and polemics, it probes deep inside the Muslim world and gives readers a profound understanding of what seems impossible to understand. Makes me wonder how often the situation depicted in the book happens in real life.

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