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Afghanistan by Donkey: One Year in a War Zone

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Kindle, 100 pages
Published April 2012
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Karim
May 31, 2014 Karim rated it it was ok
In reading Afghanistan By Donkey, I am more depressed than anything else. I think that Badkhen took note, as her more recent books are a tad more entertaining and/or less crushingly depressing than this one, despite their names Badkhen is a war reporter, and has an extensive background reporting in Afghanistan. She uses this to great effect in painting a series of vignettes on life in Afghanistan.

These sketches, while showing the reality of life in a war-torn country, are relentless, repetitive
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May 30, 2015 Jill Dobbe rated it liked it
I enjoy reading about Afghanistan and its remarkable people. History, not so much.
The best parts of this book for me were the personal stories about the daily life and survival of the resilient Afghani people.
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Aug 11, 2012 John rated it liked it
Shelves: current-events
A little repetitive and enormously depressing account of how the gains made by interventionism in Afghanistan haven't reached the majority of the country.
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