Die dunkle Seite der Liebe (SZ-Bibliothek Metropolen, #2)
Publish date: April 23rd 2010
Publisher: Süddeutsche Zeitung Bibliothek
Pages no: 939
Edition language: Deutsch
This was absolutely fascinating. The title does it no favours at all though; this is far more than an exploration of love (although it certainly covers it in all it's permutations, not just the dark), it is an epic social history of Syria over the last hundred-odd years. More specifically it is abou...
I am so very frustrated with this book! The violence is repetitive. The sex is disturbingly portrayed, and it is repetitive too. There is no beauty in any love relationship. Beauty....I thought I would glimpse the beauty of the Syrian landscape. No! I thought I would be drawn into learning about Sy...
The Dark Side of love is an 853 page tome, set in Syria and written in German. Rafik Schami grew up in Syria but moved to Germany in 1971.From the description on the back cover you would think this is a murder mystery, but it isn’t in the general sense. It starts at the end and then works it’s way b...
This was very disappointing as I was really looking forward to learning more about Syria and its history. Instead I got a couple of Christian families warring against each other and influencing generation after generation. I wanted to slap the main protagonists and tell them to get a life... The re...
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