Jonathan Littell's Syrian Notebooks: Inside the Homs Uprising PDF

By Jonathan Littell

ISBN-10: 1781688265

ISBN-13: 9781781688267

A blistering firsthand account of the clash in Homs through the across the world acclaimed writer of The Kindly Ones

"We struggle for our faith, for our ladies, for our land, and finally to avoid wasting our epidermis. As for them, they're basically combating to save lots of their skin."

In 2012, Jonathan Littell traveled to the guts of the Syrian rebellion, smuggled in through the loose Syrian military to the old urban of Homs. for 3 weeks, he watched as neighborhoods have been bombed and blameless civilians murdered. His notes on what he observed at the flooring communicate without delay of horrors that proceed at the present time within the ongoing civil war.

Amid the chaos, Littell bears witness to the lives and the hopes of freedom warring parties, of households stuck in the clash, in addition to of the medical professionals who try to keep either innocents and opponents who come below fireplace. As executive forces encircle town, Littell charts the 1st stirrings of the fundamentalist circulation that will quickly hijack the revolution.

Littell's notebooks have been initially the uncooked fabric for the articles he wrote upon his go back for the French day-by-day Le Monde. released approximately instantly later on in France, Syrian Notebooks has come to shape an incomparable close-up account of a conflict that also grips the center East--a vintage of struggle reportage.

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