review A LONG WAY GONE


Wars produce stories. Stories of death and disaster. Stories of lives torn apart. Stories of people who were changed for the remaining part of their lives. The civil war in Sierra Leone produced stories. One of these is the story of Ismael Beah. He for the first time encountered the civil war when he was … Continue reading review A LONG WAY GONE

NIHAJAT AL-AMS


In this novel by the Algerian writer (1928–1996) we plunge into the midst of life around independence of Algeria. The main character of this book is a young married man Bashir who took up arms to fight the colonizing power France, got wounded, was treated in Tunis and East Germany (DDR). After many years he … Continue reading NIHAJAT AL-AMS