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The Tyrant's Novel by Tom Keneally
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A novel for our times - Keneally's story tells of an Iraqi asylum-seeker whose work brought him dangerously close to Great Uncle, a fictitious parallel of Saddam Hussein. Like many of Keneally's works, there is well-documented historical fact to support a tragic human story. For Australians, there is a sinister message, and an even more sinister question from this 10-year-old story: we have treated refugees incredibly badly - but why have we been doing it for so long? Nothing has improved in the way our country treats the stateless person.

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Reading Progress

January 17, 2015 – Started Reading
January 17, 2015 – Shelved
January 18, 2015 –
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January 18, 2015 –
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January 18, 2015 –
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January 25, 2015 – Finished Reading

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