In this harrowing novel, a young Moroccan bookseller is falsely accused of beinginvolved in jihadist activities. Drugged and carried off the street, Hamuda is“extraordinarily rendered” to a prison camp in an unknown location where heis interrogated and subjected to various methods of torture.Narrated through the voice of the young prisoner, the novel unfolds inHamuda’s attempt to record his experi...
Series: Middle East Literature In Translation
Paperback: 248 pages
Publisher: Syracuse University Press (April 21, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 1427786
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e is finally released after sixyears in captivity. He paints an unforgettable portrait of his captors’ brutalityand the terrifying methods of his primary interrogator, a French woman knownas Mama Ghula. With a lucid style, Himmich delivers a visceral tale that exploresthe moral depths to which humanity is capable of descending and thelimits of what the soul can endure.