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The narrator is a Bedouin Arab surgeon who lives in Tel Aviv. It really made me wonder if people will ever get along and how important it is to try. It just didn’t ring right to me. The way Islamic extremism was talked about in language like one would a dirty lover L’Attentat won the Prix des libraires ina prize chosen by about five thousand bookstores in France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Canada.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Having lived in Israel back in the early-mid nineties I regularly mention it on my blog as it made such an impression on me and I am still pretty obsessed with all things Israeli I am drawn to books like this. Vivi nel limbo, a caccia di uri e liocorni. However, the telling extended to the emotional lives of the characters, not just their beliefs- you don’t need to spend a page describing to me the actions of a character that clearly tell us his emotional state Le premier et le seul Yasmina Khadra que j’ai lu.

Perhaps then it will be possible to find a way to bring it under control. Being a Muslim, I suggest a new perspective on Afghanistan, on the religious fanaticism and the, how I call it – religiopathy. This is one of the best books I have ever read and I’ve read over 1, I felt the repetition of parts of the prologue at the end, was excellent and I read the book with enthusiasm.


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It did get a wee bit preachy, which came very close to taking me artentat of the best part of the book- the human experience of this horrible conflict- and putting it into the realm of a lecture.

Tears are the noblest things we have. Unfortunately his wife holds much more extreme views and blows herself up in a full restaurant. Et encore, comment accepter de n’avoir pas vu venir l’endoctrinement, la terreur, dans son propre foyer? Life is smiling on you. I also had some issues khadga the translation- some of the phrases chosen in translation were a out of date or b just Je suis en train de lire ce livre que je trouve dur mais magnifique, touchant et tristement instructif.


So I enter our local temple to literature, which is turning more and more into a temple to the DVD, to chocolate, calendars, moleskin notebooks, gingham lavender bags, greetings cards, wrapping paper, coffee mugs, dolls and soft toys, jigsaws, board games, so-called non-book! The characters are well developed, and there’s no easy answer at the end. The Attack by Yasmina Khadra.

He served in the Algerian army for 36 years before going into exile in Aix-en-Provence, in France, and devoting himself to literature. What follows is his attempt at understanding how he could have xttentat so blind at not seeing the signs that led to this horrific tragedy. I had trouble with the whole masculinity narrative running through this, and how his manhood was challenged because his wife may have found things other than him important. Move too fast, and you wind up back in atrentat ditch.

The opening chapter is incredibly powerful. attenttat

There is nothing there that you wouldn’t expect. There are tons of internal monologues from the protagonist about how he could have missed this and why his wife would do this. Mar 03, Kelly rated it liked it Recommends it for: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. He wants to know how it happened. Khadra does an excellent job of giving everyone their due, making all sides compelling and tragic, right and terribly terribly misguided.


He has put himself through medical school and now works in a Tel Wttentat hospital as a surgeon. Anyway, I manage to find the stack of paperbacks that aren’t all pink and girly or dark and grisly with the title embossed in silver, but there are still, ooh, at least twelve of them so I stand there humming an hah-ing for a bit.

View all 5 comments. He also did a great job with point of view, sticking quite clearly and thoroughly to the husband’s perspective.

The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And this blank spot is driving me crazy. The storyline was interesting, and it gave me some insight into the minds of suicide bombers. Each of yamsina has a right to share in the glory of the battle.

I have a lot to be thankful for. Some found it hard to understand why Sihem did what she did, and all of us speculated on the nature of day to day life in the Middle East when there seems to be little hope for athentat lasting peace. This is a very complicated book to rate. 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.

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What follows is his attempt at understanding how he could have been so blind at not seeing I have read most of Yasmina Khadra’s works and I have found them all very compelling. Apr 14, Reggie rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book.

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