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Learning English: A Novel free pdf No matter how hard Rachid tries to recreate himself, to become educated and wordly - to 'learn English' - it is impossible for this hip Beiruti with his cell phone and high-speed internet to sever the connection to his past in the Lebanese village of Zgharta, know for its 'tough guys' and old-fashioned clan mentality. When the news of his father's murder - a case of blood revenge - reaches him by chance through a newspaper report, it drags him inescapably back into the world of his past. Suddenly he is plunged once again into the endless questions that plagued his childhood. With a suspense-filled plot and a typically idiosyncratic narrator, whose bizarre stories, comical asides and uncannily perceptive comments on human nature lead us through this tantalizing, funny, and sober book about the hold the past has on Lebanon, and on us all.

About Rachid Al-Daif

Rachid al Daif was born in Lebanon in 1945 and is the acclaimed author of eleven novels, including Dear Mr. Kawabata and This Side of Innocence. Paula Haydar is a Professor of Arabic at the University of Arkansas. Adnan Haydar is a Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature at the University of Arkansas.

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Author : Rachid Al-Daif
Publisher : Arabia Books Ltd
Data Published : 01 October 2009
ISBN : 1906697213
EAN : 9781906697211
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 161 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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