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D from this far darker space there is no exitTheir tale of confinement and escape is as old as the landscapes and cultures so vividly depicted in this story of where Europe and Africa come closest to meeting even if they never uite touc. Another reminder of the perils people face in trying to reach a country with supposedly better opportunitiesThe book has a great prologue which to me was probably the highlight The two young women in the story show all the smarts of preschooler They travel on a whim to Morocco with little money and one with her sisters passport they met up with a local lad who convinces them to help another local lad to hide in the boot of their car as they get back into Europe They make even stupid decisions and I was glad the book closed after only 100 pages It was very well written though

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De dood van Murat Idrissi

Women would not be available So when the spry Saleh presents himself as their guide and saviour they embrace his offer He extracts them from a tight space only to lead them inexorably into an even dood van Murat PDF #199 tighter one an. Thank you scribepub for sending me a copy of The Death of Murat Idrissi to review in my uest to read the Man Booker International long list At only 100 pages this one is novella than novel but the imagery is very striking like the cover and a pertinent storyThe translation from the Dutch by Sam Garrett was well done I thought I didn t really come across any awkward passages and I think that s probably because Tommy Wieringa employs very straight forward no nonsense language which is a lot easier to translate than flowery proseOur protagonists are two Dutch girls who decide to head to Morocco where their parents were born for a reason that s not really clear but also not the point of the story While there they cross paths with Saleh a guy who organises illegal crossings for Moroccans hoping to escape poverty and unemployment by heading to Spain In a time where there s seemingly never ending horrific stories of refugees drowning in attempts to cross the ocean in dinghies and the like this feels like an important book to remind us of the desperation these people feelFrom the title it s easy to see how the operation goes as Thouraya and Ilham agree to help Murat by smuggling him across in the tyre well of their car As much as I did enjoy the writing and the topic disturbing as the story is there is the uestion of Own Voices I appreciate that authors are trying to incorporate diversity into their work but Wieringa doesn t have any first hand experience being a second generation Moroccan girl from the NetherlandsI m not saying Wieringa s narration is bad indeed it s good and I m glad he s drawing our attention to the lengths people are willing to go in a grass is always greener scenario but I m sure you see the point

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Two venturesome women van Murat ePUB #9734 on a journey through the land of their fathers and mothers A wrong turn A bad decisionThey had no idea when they arrived in Morocco that their usual freedoms as young European De dood ePUB #192. 45 s Thouraya s hair was blowing wildly in the wind They smoked one cigarette after the other in silence Ilham admired her her independence and her fearlessness she took what was coming to her she was bellicose in everything including her desires Thouraya and this was what she admired most had tamed the beast of shame The Death of Murat Idrissi is a novel by prize winning Dutch author Tommy Wieringa It is flawlessly translated from Dutch by Sam Garrett Ilham Assouline and her friend Thouraya are on the ferry to Spain headed back home to Rotterdam from their impulsive and rather ill fated Moroccan summer vacation There on deck with them are three young men Saleh whose company became welcome when they ran into difficulties and his two friends Ilham is uneasy because she s been talked into doing something against her better judgementWhen they dock at Algeciras a uick check of the car s trunk reveals things have gone dreadfully wrong And now the two young women of Moroccan immigrant parents but raised in the Netherlands are on their own with very little money not enough petrol to get home and the remains of Murat Idrissi Is how they react a product of their upbringing or their environment Or both When does fear and the need for self preservation overwhelm the respect and responsibility a person has been taught Are eroded values contagiousWieringa has a talent for evocative prose He possessed no firm core only other people s melodies to which he danced in step Her irritation had vanished now there was only a harmless sort of contempt She was proud of her own insight into human character Dark and powerful this is a thought provoking readThis unbiased review is from an uncorrected proof copy provided by Scribe Publishing


10 thoughts on “De dood van Murat Idrissi

  1. says:

    He is not only a stranger now he is an enemy He has nothing left in common with the nice boy she saw yesterdayThe final book from the Man Booker International longlist and a shortlist contender for meThe Death of Murat has been translated by Sam Garrett from Tommy Wieringa's 2017 Dutch original De dood van Murat IdrissiGarrett is translator of amongst other authors and novels Arnon Grunberg and his wonderful Tirza Gera

  2. says:

    45★s“Thouraya’s hair was blowing wildly in the wind They smoked one cigarette after the other in silence Ilham admired her her independence and her fearlessness – she took what was coming to her she was bellicose in everythin

  3. says:

    Let me start with the positive feedback You can read this booklet in little than an hour and it really captivat

  4. says:

    This novella is a relentless compulsive driven and desperate story of two young women whose good intentions lead them to make ever terrible ch

  5. says:

    There is an amazingly well written prologue And then there is basically the dead body of a boy and two women wondering how to get rid of it And Well thats basically it The dead body might be a symbol of guilt of migrants who left the

  6. says:

    Thank you scribepub for sending me a copy of The Death of Murat Idrissi to review in my uest to read the Man Booker International long list At only 100 pages this one is novella than novel but the imagery is very striking like the cover and a pertinent storyThe translation from the Dutch by Sam Garrett was well done I thought I didn

  7. says:

    It’s safe to say without spoiling the plot that Tommy Wieringa’s very short novel The Death of Murat Idrissi translated from the

  8. says:

    Another reminder of the perils people face in trying to reach a country with supposedly better opportunitiesThe book has a great prologue which to me was probably the highlight The two young women in the story show all the smarts of

  9. says:

    A very short but griping story Two women with Maroccon roots but Dutch by nationality smuggle someone illegaly into Europe But things go completely wrongThe migration theme ie escaping your destiny fleeing your country not belonging a

  10. says:

    This short 100 page novella really packs a punch I was invested in the decision making of these two young women during their whole journey and it's said to be based on true events An intense readTwo young Moroccan Dutch women in thei

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