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The Return From Man Booker Prize And National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Hisham Matar, A Memoir Of His Journey Home To His Native Libya In Search Of Answers To His Father S Disappearance In 2012, After The Overthrow Of Qaddafi, The Acclaimed Novelist Hisham Matar Journeys To His Native Libya After An Absence Of Thirty Years When He Was Twelve, Matar And His Family Went Into Political Exile Eight Years Later Matar S Father, A Former Diplomat And Military Man Turned Brave Political Dissident, Was Kidnapped From The Streets Of Cairo By The Libyan Government And Is Believed To Have Been Held In The Regime S Most Notorious Prison Now, The Prisons Are Empty And Little Hope Remains That Jaballa Matar Will Be Found Alive Yet, As The Author Writes, Hope Is Persistent And Cunning This Book Is A Profoundly Moving Family Memoir, A Brilliant And Affecting Portrait Of A Country And A People On The Cusp Of Immense Change, And A Disturbing And Timeless Depiction Of The Monstrous Nature Of Absolute Power.

[Download] ➾ The Return  ➹ Hisham Matar – Eiyo.us
  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • The Return
  • Hisham Matar
  • English
  • 08 December 2019
  • 034580774X

    10 thoughts on “[Download] ➾ The Return ➹ Hisham Matar – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    In the United States, I first heard of the overthrow of Qaddafi on our nightly news, just pieces here and there, atrocities committed by the regime just lightly touched on So this book was very eye opening to me, the details were anguishing to read First book I have read about Libya, or even set in Libya.The author s father was a very successful businessman, quite wealthy and against the Qaddafi regime, he put his money into the overthrow of ...


  2. says:

    There are several reasons to choose this book beautiful prose thoughtful, philosophical content about a son s relationship to an absent father a memoir that illustrates how political events shape the lives of a nation s people details about life under the Libyan dictator Qaddafi.Themes are smoothly and thoughtfully interwoven This is not merely a book about historical events It is not only one man s, the author s, struggle to come to terms with the uncertainty of his father s death and h There are several reasons to choose this book beautiful prose thoughtful, philosophical content about a son s relationship to an absent father a memoir that illustrates how political events shape the lives of a nation s people details about life under the Libyan dictator Qaddafi.Themes are smoothly and thoughtfully interwoven This is not merely a book about historical events It is not only one man s, the author s, struggle to come to terms with the uncertainty of his father s death and his own guilt in failing to sav...


  3. says:

    Hisham Matar s revered Father, businessman and wealthy ex Libyan Jaballa Matar, was a financier hero of several mysterious and failed Libya liberation movements fighting against the alpha male dictator Muammar Qaddafi Muammer Qaddafi had engineered a coup in Libya in 1969 overthrowing Libya s monarch, and he soon began a campaign of torture and terror to kill any possible political competition Very male author Hisham Matar, the respected masculine writer of this award winning very masculine ge Hisham Matar s revered Father, businessman and wealthy ex Libyan Jaballa Matar, was a financier hero of several mysterious and failed Libya liberation movements fighting against the alpha male dictator Muammar Qaddafi Muammer Qaddafi had engineered a coup in Libya in 1969 overthrowing Libya s monarch, and he soon began a campaign of torture and terror to kill any possible political competition Very male author Hisham Matar, the respected masculine writer of this award winning very masculine gendered book, had manfully loved, admired, and pined away for his masculine missing Father for decades.All of you who prefer living in a world without women except for the females who cook or serve meals silently can relax now, as I will follow the male author Hisham Matar s example from here forward and pretend no ...


  4. says:

    Description In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile Eight years later Matar s father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to have been held in the regime s most notorious prison Now, the prisons are empty and little Description In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile Eight years later Matar s father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to have been held in the regime s most notorious prison Now, the prisons are empty and little hope remains that Jaballa Matar will be found alive NYTimes link hattip to Wandaful Surely such journeys were reckless This one could rob me of a skill that I have worked hard to cultivate how to live away from people and pla...


  5. says:

    One of my favourite TV shows at the moment is The Leftovers On an ordinary October day in 2011, two percent of world s population vanishes simultaneously, without trace The plot focuses not on the mystery of the disappearance but on the deep anguish of the people left behind It is the uncertainty surrounding the departure that hurts the most those that remain cannot know for sure if their missing loved ones are dead or alive They are forever denied a sense of closure they don t even have One of my favourite TV shows at the moment is The Leftovers On an ordinary October day in 2011, two percent of world s population vanishes simultaneously, w...


  6. says:

    Deeply moving, this is quite possibly the best book I ve read so far this year In this memoir, Matar writes of his personal experience of the Libyan revolution, it s history, and the disastrous effects complete power can have on a nation He writes of his family s time in exile, of grief and of loss, with an underlying note of hope throughout Exquisitely written, this book deserves a lotcredit It may hurt your heart a little, but I think we all need that from time to time Straight to t Deeply moving, this is quite possibly the best book I ve read so far this year In this memoir, Matar writes of his personal experience of the Libyan revolution, it s history, and the disastrous effects complete power can have on a n...


  7. says:

    In 1969 a coup d tat took place in a North African country The Free Officers Movement, a revolutionary group headed by a 27 year old army officer called Muammar Qaddafi, disposed King Idris, Libya s monarch So began a 42 year reign of terror by the iron grip of Qaddafi and his family and supporters, where anyone who dared oppose the regime would be removed and imprisoned Hisham Matar was born in the United States as his father was working there at the time with the Libyan delegation to the U In 1969 a coup d tat took place in a North African country The Free Officers Movement, a revolutionary group headed by a 27 year old army officer called Muammar Qaddafi, disposed King Idris, Libya s monarch So began a 42 year reign of terror by the iron grip of Qaddafi and his family and supporters, where anyone who dared oppose the regime would be removed and imprisoned Hisham Matar was born in the United States as his father was working there at the time with the Libyan delegation to the UN At the age of three, he first set foot in his home country It was to become his home for the next few years, but as the political persecution grew in ...


  8. says:

    I m the odd one out here, I guess 50 pages in, and I still find this book boring, and the writing far from natural Better luck to others


  9. says:

    I tried people I tried so damn hard, but Hisham Matar s family is from Libya, but Matar grew up in Egypt, because his father was an opponent of the Qaddafi regime If you don t know anything about the Qaddafi regime here s a buzzword Benghazi.Qaddafi imprisoned dissidents, or had them assassinated Many of his opponents lived abroad, but that did not deter Qaddafi He happily sent assassins all over the world to murder his adversaries.An example from the book Matar s brother Ziad, while at sc I tried people I tried so damn hard, but Hisham Matar s family is from Libya, but Matar grew up in Egypt, because his father was an opponent of the Qaddafi regime If you don...


  10. says:

    This memoir is the long, sad story of a 19 year old Libyan boy the author, Hisham Matar who learns his father has been kidnapped and imprisoned as an opposition leader by Qaddafi Finding out what became of his father becomes Hisham s lifelong purpose, and it s all detailed in this book.In addition to tales of the family clan and the search, Hisham gives a little history of Libya which, I daresay, many no little about For instance, I learned that the Italians who occupied Libya as colonial op This memoir is the long, sad story of a 19 year old Libyan boy the author, Hisham Matar who learns his father has been kidnapped and imprisoned as an opposition leader by Qaddafi Finding out what became of his father becomes Hisham s lifelong purpose, and it s all detailed in this book.In addition to tales of the family clan and the search, ...

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