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In a village in Lebanon, an old man prepares for his final journey. But right to the end he remains defiant against his age, his failing body and the whims of memory. Against the idle life his children try to impose on him, against their indifference, their cruelty, their greed.

Fear arises and subsides in him like a tide. The past and present collide, dreams and reminiscen
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 2009 by Telegram Books (first published 2000)
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Hassan Daoud is a Lebanese writer and journalist. Born in the village of Noumairieh, his family moved to Beirut when he was a child. His university studies focused on Arabic literature. His journalistic career happened with the break of the Lebanese civil war.

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