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The Stone Woman (2000)

by Tariq Ali

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Moins bon que les précédents, dommage - en Turquie alors qu'une entente existe encore avec les arméniens ( )
  Domdupuis | Jul 9, 2011 |
Ali refleja en La mujer de piedra los anhelos, pasiones y conflictos que bullen en el seno de la aristocrática e influyente familia de Iskander Bajá, que, tras cinco siglos al servicio del Imperio, comienza a mostrar claros signos de declive y resquebrajamiento, en simbólico reflejo de la agonía de un gigante víctima tanto del acoso de las grandes potencias occidentales como de su propio debilitamiento interno. ( )
  ana.iturgaiz | May 23, 2007 |
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''Bilo je to u Španskom građanskom ratu'', rekao je Barselona Blom, nemarno pljunuvši kroz otvor na bočnoj strani ruskog tenka u kom smo se vozili.

''Počeo sam da se borim za jednu stranu, a završio sam rat boreći se na drugoj. U početku sam bio miliciano u specijalnim jedinicama. Onda su me se dokopali nacionalisti, i nakon što sam uspeo da ih uverim da sam samo jedan nevin Nemac koga je general Mijaha prisilno regrutovao, bacili su me u 2. bataljon, 3. četu i primorali da se borim za njih. Iako, znajte, što se mene tiče, nije bilo neke velike razlike između te dve strane...''
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This book is the third novel of Ali's Islam quartet, and is the fictional history of the Pasha family, which mirrors the turbulence and growing degeneration of the Empire. Like its predecessors, its power lies in its lyrical story-telling and the challenges it poses to Islamic stereotypes.… (more)

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