The House of Mathilde
The House of Mathilde takes place in an apartment building in Beirut where Muslim and Christian tenants coexist as society disintegrates around them. The rhythm of the novel is marked by domestic events births, marriages, departures, and deaths but its larger theme is human survival amidst the complexities of war. When violence does intrude, it is all the more shocking in...more
Paperback, 181 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by New York Review of Books
(first published 1999)
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