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By Boochani, Behrouz; Translated by Tofighian, Omid
Our government jailed his body, but his soul remained that of a free man. -- From the Foreword by Man Booker Prize-winning author Richard Flanagan Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains . . . Peop...le would run to the mountains to escape the warplanes and found asylum within their chestnut forests . . . Do Kurds have any friends other than the mountains? In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island, a refugee detention centre off the coast of Australia. He has been there ever since. This book is the result. Laboriously tapped out on a mobile phone and translated from the Farsi. It is a voice of witness, an act of survival. A lyric first-hand account. A cry of resistance. A vivid portrait through five years of incarceration and exile.Read more
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The international literary sensation, a devastating and important true story of survival from illegally imprisoned refugee Behrouz Boochani, written on a mobile phone.
By Tofighian, Omid
This book rethinks Plato's creation and use of myth by drawing on theories and methods from myth studies, religious studies, literary theory and related fields.
By Boochani, Behrouz; Preface by Skilbeck, Ruth; Translated by Tofighian, Omid
Behrouz Boochani, author, filmmaker and journalist wrote his profound and powerful poetic political manifesto A Letter From Manus Island after four years incarceration as a stateless refugee on Manus in Australian-run camps. His letter, a humanitarian message, is published with a... preface by Ruth Skilbeck.Read more
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