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Maaza Mengiste

3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
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http://maazamengiste.com/
 
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Books by Maaza Mengiste
Beneath the Lion's Gaze (2010)
language
English
3.87 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Uncompromising and brutal. Be aware that the book contains scenes in which a young boy is tortured with a needle. I wish that scene hadn't stayed with me.I think the reason why Beneath the Lion's Gaze is so disturbing is that Mengiste is so successful at crafting realistic and ...
Lo sguardo del leone (2010)
language
English
3.86 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Beneath the Lion's Gaze is a chronicle of the lives of a middle class family and neighborhood in Addis Ababa, throughout the Ethiopian revolution in 1974. In disturbing and passionate descriptions of brutal events, the author tells a gripping story of family, of the bonds of lov...
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