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Kabul Is A Shortis a short of Afghan life under the Taliban but as with Philip Caputos Acts of Faith the real message of this Sister for Sale political novel isersonal and The Blue Door (Threshold penetrating Here is book made to uestion the logic of fundamentalist rule Here also is an emotionally emptying story of how the central bindingower of women has been systematically destroyed by Afghanistan s culture of war There are scathing commentaries given to the women of Kabul the swallows of the novel about the theft of femininity and identity through the assignment of the bura The men meanwhile seem not to know themselves and can only note their losses in the mirroring faces and costumes of their wivesReading Swallows is like reading science fiction without the fiction art it creates an uncomfortable view of life yoked by the impulses of fundamentalism and demonstrates a history of loss lives literally driven to ruin from THE WHIPS AND BONDS THAT HAS MADE THIS WORLD whips and bonds that has made this world menYasmina Khadra is the feminine en name for Algerian army officer Mohammed Moulessehoul A starkly grim The Art of Standing Still picture of life in Kabul under the Taliban It s written by an outsider so the events are not based on anyersonnel experienceThere is the Taliban is all of it s violence whipping stoning executions and A Ladys Honor (Cliffs of Cornwall, preaching The characters include the jailer of arison used to house women to be executed and his dying wife Also there is an educated couple who have lost everything and the wife refuses to leave the house as she would ha If I had a list of the most distressing books I ve ever read most likely this one would be near the top of the list Like most Bob and Larry in the Case of the Missing Patience people who read this short and horrifying book set in Afghanistan during the Taliban regime I was appalled as I read about the brutality and misery that had become commonplace for everyone most especially for women So why read a book like this ask readers who only read forleasure and uickly abandon any book that might leave them feeling depressed My answer is that for me books are a way to educate myself about the way life is being lived in a wide variety of contexts Unfortunately many of those contexts are retty depressing Why Set in Kabul under the rule of the Taliban this extraordinary novel takes readers into the lives of two couples Mohsen who comes from a family of wealthy shopkeepers whom the Taliban has destroyed; Zunaira his wife exceedingly beautiful who was once a brilliant teacher and is now no longer allowed to leave her home without an escort or covering her face Intersecting their world is Ati a rison keeper a man who has sincerely adopted the. Ead about them Because I think it s important for
The Rest Of Us To Realize Howrest of us to realize how and ampered we have become living here in our safe and secure little corner of the world where we are free to live the way we choose If nothing else we need to be reminded that for untold numbers of The Naked Man people life is aretty dismal business This book definitely gets that Damias Children point across 35 stars Further I refuse to wear a bura Of all the burdens tha haveut on us that is the most degrading The Shirt of Nessus wouldn t do as much damage to my dignity as that wretched getup It cancels my face and takes away my identity and turns me into an object Here at least I m me Zunaira Mohsen Ramat s wife age 32 former magistrate dismissed by obscurantists without a hearing and without compensation but with enough self respect left to brush my hair every day and Cutremur de timp pay attention to my clothes If Iut that damned veil on I m neither a human being nor an animal I m just an affront a disgrace a blemish that has to be hidden That s too hard to deal with Especially for someone who was a lawyer who worked for women s rights Don t ask me to give up my name my features the color of my eyes and the shape of my lips so I can walk through sualor and desolationThis book is very upsetting look into living under Taliban rule and how it destroyed the lives of two couples I am so grateful to live how and where I want This is a grim story of the horrendous conditions in Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 after the Taliban took over control from the SovietsWhile there is a story and a Backlash : La guerre froide contre les femmes plot the book is really about the desolate conditions in the war scarred capital of Kabul a dying city in a dying landscape of desert heat and dryness hemmed in by mountains Half of the buildings are destroyed including mosues Some structures are simply fronts of buildings business is conducted inieces of buildings The Brutality Of The Social And Political Conditions Parallels The Physical of the social and Die Botin des Königs (Reiter-Trilogie political conditionsarallels the Patagonia Express physical The Taliban regime has bannedleasure There can be no music As if the war did not do enough damage they destroy historic monuments You can be clubbed for laughing on the street Predator passersby are whipped intorayers. Taliban ideology and struggles to keep his faith and his wife Musarrat who once rescued Ati and is now dying of sickness and despair Desperate exhausted Mohsen wanders through Kabul when he is surrounded by a crowd about to stone an adulterous woman Numbed by the hysterical atmosphere and drawn into their rage he too throws stones at the face of the condemned woman buried up to her waist With this gesture the lives of all four rotagoni. .
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In the mosues You look around
every corner before speaking Order is maintained with whips fists and clubs Public executions are acorner before speaking Order is maintained with whips fists and clubs Public executions are a occurrence There are hangings stonings of women rifle executions throat slittings Sometime relatives of the victim conduct the execution A mentally ill man who wanders the streets talking to himself is whipped to death for blasphemy Women can only go out in ublic in full burka the swallows and accompanied by a man The toll of years of war is seen in the opulation There are widows war wounded orphans Men who lost Arms And Legs In and legs in war beg from wheelbarrows Parents have lost children Kids roam the streets like acks of dogs begging feeding on garbage and stealing food Important men CARRY A WHIP ON THE STREET a whip on the street lash their way through the rabble The story focuses on two married couples who aren t connected to each other One man is the jailer to those being held for execution In a way he is a simple man who loves his wife But he can t help himself from tormenting her even though she is dying Seeing him depressed his only friend tells him in effect Divorce her she s only a woman get another one A college educated man and woman form the other couple They were well off before the Taliban but his family fell out of favor for Lots of Love political reasons Now they live by selling off their furniture She was arogressive woman who supported women s rights Now she is home in a burka and she hates men for it Her husband admits to her that carried away by the frenzy of the mob he helped stone a woman After she and her husband are whipped for laughing on the streets she transfers her hatred for the regime to her husband realizing these are MEN who have created this absurd situation The two families interact finally at the end in a creative but implausible ending view spoiler The educated woman accidentally kills her husband in a violent argument Of course she will be executed In jail the jailer falls in love with her The jailer s dying wife realizes this and seeing tenderness in her husband for the first time offers to substitute herself to be executed Who will know an execution of a woman takes laces in full burka hide spoiler. Sts move toward their destinies The Swallows of Kabul is a dazzling novel written with compassion and exuisite detail by one of the most lucid writers about the mentality of Islamic fundamentalists and the complexities of the Muslim world Yasmina Khadra brings readers into the hot dusty streets of Kabul and offers them an unflinching but compassionate insight into a society that violence and hypocrisy have brought to the edge of despair. ,