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ISBN: 1590513452
ISBN 13: 9781590513453
The author of the book: Atiq Rahimi
Edition: Other Press (NY)
Date of issue: August 24th 2010
Language: English
Format files: PDF
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"You know, father, sorrow can turn to water and spill from your eyes, or it can sharpen your tongue into a sword, or it can become a time bomb that, one day, will explode and destroy you"
 
Earth and Ashes is the spare, powerful story of an Afghan man, Dastaguir, trying desperately to reach his son Murad, who has left his village to earn a living working at a mine. In the meantime the village has been bombed by the Russian army, and Dastaguir, with his newly-deaf grandson Yassin in tow, must reach Murad to tell him of the carnage. The old man is beset on all sides by sorrow, that of his grandson, who cannot understand, that of his son, who does not yet know, and his own, made even crueler by the message he must deliver.
 
Atiq Rahimi, whose reputation for writing war stories of immense drama and intimacy began with this, his first novel, has managed to condense centuries of Afghan history into a short tale of three very different generations. But he has also created a universal story about fathers and sons, and the terrible strain inflicted on those bonds of family during the unpredictable carnage of war.


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Ebook Earth and Ashes read Online! عتيق رحيمي

Atiq Rahimi est un romancier et réalisateur de double nationalité française et afghane, réfugié de la guerre d'Afghanistan.

Atiq Rahimi is a writer and director of French and Afghan multiple citizenship, refugee from the war in Afghanistan.




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There are some interesting pages




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