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Rawi Hage

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Carnival (2013)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: On the surface, this is a relentlessly negative and depressing portrait of an immigrant to North America and of his participation in the underside of life here, as a taxi driver in a large city. Everything he knows or discovers has been either discredited or is false, and he is l...
Cockroach (2008)
3.36 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I agreed with Samantha Bee. It really did highlight how terribly and subtly difficult the life of a newly-arrived immigrant to Canada can be. Who can dismiss the experience of the man in this book? Oly people who have never actually picked up and deliberately lived somewhere else...
Karneval (2014)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Carnival is right. The narrator's circumstances blend in with his imagination and the two are one. I can only dream to possess the kind of power the narrator has over his imagination, his circumstances, his all too real and unreal narrative. This is not to say he is separated fro...
Cockroach. Rawi Hage (2009)
3.36 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is Hage’s second novel after his award winning “De Nero’s Game” (which I have not yet read) and could be considered as a follow up to that initial story. It is a novel that does not grab you on the first page, but slowly and firmly pulls you into the world of the narrator, a...
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