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From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry
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Jun 22, 2012

it was amazing
Read on June 22, 2012

Timely, provocative, and haunting. This book successfully depicts the political turmoil of the past decade. While it often evokes Kafka and Vonnegut, Gilvarry makes sure never to lull you into believing that his work is fictitious.

Boyet Hernandez, fashion terrorist, wakes up in No Man's Land and ponders the significance of thought thoughts and worthless confessions. Reminds me of Kafka's The Trial paired with the stark, gritty humanism of Yasmina Khadra's fundamentalist novels. Phenomenal piece of literature.

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