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The Wandering Falcon - Jamil Ahmad
The Wandering Falcon
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4.17 30
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781594488276 (1594488274)
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Couscous rated it
4.0 Der Weg des Falken (The wandering falcon)
Elegant und fast schon minimalistisch erzählt der Autor in lose verknüpften Episoden vom Leben der Menschen im Grenzgebiet von Pakistan und Afghanistan. Von ihrem Versuch, in einer sich ändernden Welt ihre Würde und Identität zu wahren - und von ihrem Scheitern. Immer. Egal wie sehr man jedes Mal wi...
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The Drift Of Things rated it
This is pretty interesting for a novel with no continuous plot and no appreciable character development. It was written by an eighty-year-old man who had a long civil service career in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas around the Pakistan/Afghanistan border. This is where the book is set. The ...
Kybunnies rated it
This is such a wonderful book. The author offers in-site into a land and culture that is relatively unknown. This would be a wonderful book for a book club to read. The book starts out with two people wandering in the desert searching for refuge. Although the people do not last through out the ...
carey rated it
These are a set of tales linked by one character - an orphan - and set along the Pakistan/Afghan border and brilliantly evoke the region giving a wonderful portrait of a little-known lifestyle. Wonderful writing, at times horrifying and uncomfortable but definitely worth it.
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