Baghdad, Mon Amour: A Journey of Exile and Return

Baghdad Mon Amour A Journey of Exile and Return Baghdad Mon Amour is a memoir by Salah Al Hamdani centered on his imprisonment under Saddam Hussein his subsequent exile in France for than thirty years and his emotional return to Baghdad and seei

  • Title: Baghdad, Mon Amour: A Journey of Exile and Return
  • Author: Salah Al Hamdani
  • ISBN: 9781931896443
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback
  • Baghdad, Mon Amour is a memoir by Salah Al Hamdani centered on his imprisonment under Saddam Hussein, his subsequent exile in France for than thirty years, and his emotional return to Baghdad and seeing his family again after all those years with feelings of tremendous joy but also guilt for having abandoned them The beauty of Al Hamdani s prose and poetry is ski Baghdad, Mon Amour is a memoir by Salah Al Hamdani centered on his imprisonment under Saddam Hussein, his subsequent exile in France for than thirty years, and his emotional return to Baghdad and seeing his family again after all those years with feelings of tremendous joy but also guilt for having abandoned them The beauty of Al Hamdani s prose and poetry is skillfully captured in Sonia Alland s translation.

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    1. Baghdad mon Amour is the collection of poems of an exile. Hamdani's voice is heartbreaking as he settles to detach himself from Baghdad, the home he fled, and France, the one he found refuge.*Nowhere is home and the fact that his plight is shared by millions today make his poems more powerful.*What was your last read?

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