The Return by Hisham Matar PDF Download

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Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited
Genres: Biography: Literary, Memoirs Books, Guidebooks, Political & Military
Pages: 304 pages
ISBN10: 0241966280
ISBN13: 9780241966280
Tags: Biography: Literary, Memoirs Books, Guidebooks, Political & Military, Free Download, PDF Download
Language: en
Physical Form: PDF Book
Type: PDF
The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolation of love, literature and art. It is the story of what it is to be human.

Hisham Matar was nineteen when his father was kidnapped and taken to prison in Libya. He would never see him again. Twenty-two years later, the fall of Gaddafi meant he was finally able to return to his homeland. In this moving memoir, the author takes us on an illuminating journey, both physical and psychological; a journey to find his father and rediscover his country.

'A beautifully-written memoir that skillfully balances a graceful guide through Libya's recent history with the author's dogged quest to find his father' Barack Obama.



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