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The Eye of the Mirror By Liana Badr

The Eye of the Mirror by Liana Badr

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Summary

Taken from the quiet sanctuary of a convent school, where she works as a maid, Aisha is thrown back into the chaotic world of her parents' home in the Tal Ezza'tar refugee camp when the Lebanese civil war begins. From then on she is caught up in a series of tragedies, including the continuous bombardment of the camp by the Phalangists.

The Eye of the Mirror Summary

The Eye of the Mirror: A Modern Arabic Novel from Palestine by Liana Badr

Taken from the quiet sanctuary of a convent school, where she works as a maid, Aisha is thrown back into the chaotic world of her parents' home in the Tal Ezza'tar refugee camp when the Lebanese civil war begins. From then on she is caught up in a series of tragedies, including the continuous bombardment of the camp by the Phalangists and the subsequent invasion and massacres within the settlement. Aisha's family and friends are torn apart by events beyond their control and although she finds love and marries, amid such violence the decision to start her own family becomes harder still.Set within one of the most bloody conflicts of modern times, this heart-wrenching story shows how women's experience of war is particularly cruel as they confront the dilemma of bringing a new life into a war-zone. Based on seven years of meticulous research, Liana Badr has created an epic novel around the life of one girl. Its accurate historical setting adds force and poignancy. Turning a simple love story into a complex portrayal of Palestinian history, Liana Badr has triumphantly re-told a nation's history for its women.

About Liana Badr

Palestinian writer Liana Badr has lived in Lebanon, Damascus, Tunis, Amman, and returned to Palestine in 1994. Her works have been translated into a number of languages, and mainly focus on themes of women and war, and exile.

Additional information

GOR003604859
9781859642016
1859642012
The Eye of the Mirror: A Modern Arabic Novel from Palestine by Liana Badr
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Garnet Publishing
2008-06-23
266
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