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[Reading] ➺ Chewing Gum Author Mansour Bushnaf – Airdomains.co “Students Write this down in your notebooks Chewing is infinite”Young Mukhtar is frozen in time gazing at his beloved Fatma as she disappears into the streets of Tripoli destined to a life of pros“Students Write this down in your notebooks Chewing is infinite”Young Mukhtar is frozen in time gazing at his beloved Fatma as she disappears into the streets of Tripoli destined to a life of prostitution Around these young lovers Bushnaf weaves a compelling network of images a litter strewn park a bewitching Italian statue and a fluttering red scarf Through these images imbued with soci.

Al historical and existential import Bushnaf paints a dark portrait of a country in crisis and an individual alone at the centre of conflicting ideologies all attempting to explain his existence awayWith its satirical and semi journalistic style Chewing Gum is an existential uest to understand how a society exists beneath a repressive dictatorship The rhythmic act of chewing relentlessly con.

chewing mobile Chewing Gum PDFAl historical and existential import Bushnaf paints a dark portrait of a country in crisis and an individual alone at the centre of conflicting ideologies all attempting to explain his existence awayWith its satirical and semi journalistic style Chewing Gum is an existential uest to understand how a society exists beneath a repressive dictatorship The rhythmic act of chewing relentlessly con.

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Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co Mansour Bushnaf Arabic منصور بوشناف‎‎ born 1954 is a Libyan writer He began his literary career as a playwright and essayist before writing his debut novel Chewing Gum novel which was banned in 2008 in Libya Bushnaf’s essays have appeared in the Al Hayat Al uds Al Arabi Al Arab and Al Wasatdisambiguation needed The English translation of his novel Chewing Gum novel was published

10 thoughts on “Chewing Gum

  1. Nada Elfeituri Nada Elfeituri says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFThis book is a gem in itself by virtue of the scarcity of Libyan novels and short stories The Gadhafi regime was unfortunately successful in repressing Libyan authors and choking the desire to read and write from the people I was actually surprised to hear that this was a translated version of the Arabic novel published in 2007 It doesn't have the typical stilted language and dry interpretation that most translated works do Instead the language flows beautifully and articulately conveying to the reader the spirit of old Tripoli It's not a typ


  2. Khadeja Khadeja says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFGreat book that was recommended by Nada I loved all the different stories in the book and finished it all in one read


  3. Charlotte Jones Charlotte Jones says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFI received this book in exchange for an honest reviewChewing Gum provides a satirical and semi journalistic style look into life beneath a repressive dictatorship Bushnaf fills this novel with first hand experience that creates a rich and harsh reality within the pages contrastingly written in such a poetic style that the brutality hits even harder passages lingering even after you have set the book down I will say that this book does discuss some hard hitting topics and subjects that may not be suitable for younger readers such as prostitution sex assault and masturbation but none are discussed in any way that seems to excuse the characters' actions neither does it present these topics in a graphic wayAs someone who knows very little about politics and as someone who previously knew very little about most African countries at first I found this novel slightly confusing because I feel the author sometimes ass


  4. Sara Sara says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFEach chapter as well as the novel ended abruptlytricked into the detail then abandoned is how i felt throughout the booki wish the author could have kneaded out of his imaginationI enjoyed how the plot weaved back and forth in time and also between the characters in a philosophical mannerand the description was refreshingAs a Tripoli resident it was easier to imagine the times and placesand the frustration in the story easily resonates in any Libyan


  5. Haris Haris says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFJust finished Chewing Gum Mansour Bushnaf's fabulous and fabulist satirical first novel about love Libya and chewing gum with a fair helping of glib academic jibberjabber and art history Who knew chewing gum could have so many political economic philosophical and psychological dimensions One the funniest books I've read since Stanislaw Lem's The Cyberiad and Vonnegut's oeuvre 455 stars


  6. Lizzie Lizzie says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFMore a series of vignettes than a coherent narrative Chewing Gum illuminates a number of enigmatic characters lost in the wake of personal and political disappointments Mukhtar remains frozen in time waiting for the lost object of young love or obsession to return to him; Fatma cannot run away fast enough seeking independence and control while sustaining herself through prostitution Omar Effendi sold his humanity killing a crowd


  7. Ghassan Ghassan says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFThis is a brilliant book I have enjoyed reading both in Arabic and the English translation I got the same enjoyment of both books The book will give insight on a people living under an oppressive dictatorship Using satire and dark humor to tell the story Loved it


  8. Mercia McMahon Mercia McMahon says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFA delightfully weird satire set in the early years of Gaddafi era Libya


  9. Shawn Mooney (Shawn The Book Maniac) Shawn Mooney (Shawn The Book Maniac) says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFWith a near magic realist historical sweep reminiscent of Maruez's 'A Hundred Years of Solitude' this novel captivated me at first In addafi's Libya Fatma walks away from her lover Mukthar and from their relationship stranding him in a famous Tripoli park Watching her disappear into the horizon he freezes in place a statue for the next decade awaiting her return This after their brief courtship had centered around a nearby statue of a voluptuous woman a statue of mysterious historical origin and transfixing erotic


  10. Michelle Michelle says:

    Chewing Gum PDF õ Ï ePUB airdomains.co chewing mobile, Chewing Gum PDFChewing gum was a little to figurative for my taste I would probably discover additional meaning from a reread but it wasn't interesting enough to warrant a reread in my case In the end I did manage


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