The swallows of kabul - kindle edition by yasmina khadra, john cullen download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and. This is the third novel by yasmina khadra that i have read: the first, the attack, was set in war-torn israel the second, the sirens of baghdad, was set in war-torn iraq and this, swallows. About yasmina khadra yasmina khadra is the nom de plume of the former algerian army officer mohammed moulessehoul he is the author of six other books published in english, among them the.
The swallows of kabul yasmina khadra, author, nan a who illustrates the effects of repression on a pair of kabul couples in this slim, harrowing novel of life in afghanistan under.
The swallows of kabul by yasmina khadra is a heart piercing book about two couples living under the taliban in kabul in one chapter a husband begs his wife to go for a walk with him and she. Despite its darkness, is the swallows of kabul ultimately a novel about hope and the possibility of redemption 18 the author, mohammed moulessehoul, was an algerian army officer who. The swallows of kabul is an astounding and elegiac novel of four people struggling to hold on to their humanity in a place where pleasure is a deadly sin and death has become routine read.
Yasmina khadra is the pseudonym for mohamed moulessehoul, a former algerian army officer who decided to write under his wife’s name to avoid army censorship he was in sydney last year for.
The swallows of kabul is a dazzling novel written with compassion and exquisite detail by one of the most lucid writers about the mentality of islamic fundamentalists and the complexities of.