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De Niro"s game

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Published by House of Anansi Press, Distributed in the United States by Publishers Group West in Toronto, Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990 -- Fiction,
  • Beirut (Lebanon) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRawi Hage
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.H33 D4 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16121851M
    ISBN 100887841961
    ISBN 109780887841965
    LC Control Number2006920637

    In many ways, Hage says the city was similar to Beirut, intense, noisy, and crowded. We stared at the short skirts of female warriors and drove beside schoolgirls' thighs. She approached me, pinched my left cheek and said, You are not so innocent, young man, visiting your best friend's aunt while he is at work. To pay for his escape he schemes with George to skim proceeds from the local poker arcades, and smuggles bottles of counterfeit whiskey.

    Throughout this novel Hage barely wavers from a flattened, declarative style that feels weighted with that particular dread that characterizes places where bombs rain down and most people have access to firearms. Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you. If anything, the book champions secularism and highlights the evil that organized religion, regardless of brand, is capable of. Many had camped out the night before.

    This is a story of understandably aimless youth, living in a present where it's absurd to believe in much of a future, and where they know the future can change entirely De Niros game book a moment's notice. She went to the kitchen. I fantasized about her inviting me in for a coffee, offering me water at the kitchen table, kneeling in worship under my belly button, undoing my Japanese-made zipper, nipping at my secreted fluid, and sweetly, in her little coquettish voice, assuring me that George was not here. And she often opened her door in her nightgown, with a cigarette balanced on her round lips. I made a quick and sharp turn.


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De Niro"s game by Rawi Hage Download PDF Ebook

It was empty and melting from the inside. It had been on since the start of the war, a radio with Rayovac batteries that lasted ten thousand years.

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I lit the last candle, drank from the water bucket, opened the fridge, and closed it again. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. This, explained Hage, is what the war was like for him.

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This is a story of understandably aimless youth, living in a present where it's absurd to believe in much of a future, and where they know the future can change entirely at a moment's notice.

At work? New Jack City He aimed higher and shot the car's lights, the door, the tinted glass, the seat inside, his own reflection in the mirror. Yeah, it's risky, but there must be a way. He fantasizes that it is a perfect place, almost a heaven. I am going to see George, I said.

Beirut is a symbol of the horror in the world. Bassam's closest friend is George. Bassam is still a petty criminal. Abou-Nahra will cut our heads off if we are caught stealing. He does not act heroically or morally. The characters were brought to life by Bradley Cooper as Pat Jr.

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I didn't learn a whole lot about the Lebanese war, but that wasn't the point of the book. Related Posts. But we will show him, won't we, quiet man?

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It’s a hallucinatory vision of how war corrupts everything, even friendship. Written in English, but filled with Arabic poetry and French philosophy, De Niro’s Game is an intriguing tri-lingual hybrid that should have appeal worldwide.

Told in a distinctive, captivating voice that fuses vivid cinematic imagery and page-turning plot with the measured strength and beauty of Arabic poetry, De Niro's Game is an explosive portrait of life in a war zone, and a powerful meditation on what comes after.

From the Hardcover edition. Plucked from the slush pile of unsolicited manuscripts by Canadian publisher House of Anansi Press, and published in the US by Steerforth Press, De Niro's Game was a finalist for the Giller Prize and the Governor General's Award for Fiction, and the winner of the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and McAusland First Book Prize.“De Niro’s Game is the most subtly nuanced, psychologically compelling book about pdf corrosive effects of war to have been written for a long time.” — The Financial Times “Rawi Hage’s debut novel burns with a white-hot brilliance.De Niro's Game is the stunning winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the very first novel by up-and-coming Lebanese literary star Rawi Hage, also author of Cockroach.

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Bassam and George are childhood best friends who have grown up on the Christian side of war-torn Beirut.But there can ebook secondary and tertiary reasons for wanting a particular book. One is the pleasure of holding the physical book itself: savoring the type, the binding, the book’s feel and heft.

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