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by Samir El-Youssef
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Praise for Samir El-Youssef's The Illusion of Return. poignant and evocative. El-Youssef is unflinchingly critical of aspects of his societ. he novel attempts to reveal a more complex human reality behind the smokescreen of tales of heroism and martyrdom. A nuanced, thought-provoking look at this world, free of easy, political answers.
The Illusion of Return book. The Contemporary Art of the Novella series is designed to highlight work by major authors from around the world. In most instances, as with Imre Kertész, it showcases work never before published; in others, books are reprised that should never have gone out of print. It is intended that the series feature many well-known authors and some exciting new discoveries.
Contemporary Art of the Novella. The nameless narrator of this startling novella believed himself to be under no illuson: a Palestinian refugee, he had escaped the deadly tumult of Lebanon-the roving militias and endlessly complicated religious violence-by having long ago fled to London. He knew he could never go back
Samir El-Youssef, a Palestinian, was born in Rashidia, a refugee camp in Lebanon and has lived in London since 1990.
Samir El-Youssef, a Palestinian, was born in Rashidia, a refugee camp in Lebanon and has lived in London since 1990. The Illusion of Return is his first novel in English.
I could no longer resign myself to the idea that the past was unreal. He knew he could never go back.
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