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De Niro's Game by Rawi Hage
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Hage's first novel won the 2008 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was shortlisted for Canada's two most prestigious literary prizes, the 2006 Giller and 2006 GGs for its treatment of the Lebanese civil war. The first two sections of the novel deal with the brutality of "home" that Bassam tries to escape in the third act, but a lifelong exposure to war and violence makes this impossible. What interests me is a moment in the third act when Canada is painted as the safe haven for this potential refugee. To be explored...
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March 14, 2015 – Started Reading
March 14, 2015 – Shelved
March 14, 2015 –
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March 14, 2015 – Shelved as: canadian
March 14, 2015 – Finished Reading

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Andy Bird I recommended carnival as well!


Jason Andy wrote: "I recommended carnival as well!"

Have read CARNIVAL and really liked it!


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