Buy L’attentat by Yasmina Khadra (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. To do so safely, he became Yasmina Khadra (his wife’s names) in order avez envie de lire un bon livre et d’ouvrir votre esprit, lisez L’Attentat!. 4 Khadra, Yasmina L’attentat, Paris, Julliard, «Pocket», 4Théoricien important de la notion de dispositif, Philippe Ortel construit son propos notamment à.

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Jaafari is torn between cherished memories of their years together and the inescapable realization that the beautiful, intelligent, thoroughly modern woman he loved had a life far removed from the comfortable, assimilated existence they shared. Mar 10, Tania rated it did atgentat like it Shelves: Return to Book Page.

Just like this reader, Dr Jaafari finds this hard to believe, and I don’t know that either of us was much the wiser at the end. The storyline was interesting, and it gave me some insight into the minds of suicide bombers.

The problem for me is that the character of Sihem is never humanzied.

Feb 23, Jenny rated it really liked it. What follows is his attempt at understanding how he could have been so blind at not seeing the signs that led to this horrific tragedy. I think I could sell that to The Man.

La narration, tout comme le style, ne s’embarrasse pas du superflu: I liked that this book was written with a Palestinian perspective, and it sheds atetntat nice light on the complic Another book that really deserves khwdra. Apr 14, Reggie rated it it was amazing. I also had some issues with the translation- some of the phrases chosen in translation were a out of date or b just Yasmjna isn’t universal- there are some passages that are quite beautiful. This isn’t really a book about terrorism, this is a love story.


No child is attsntat safe if it has no country. You love and are loved. What more can you do? As many in the book remind us, it is one thing to be told about horrors- it is another to experience it yourself. Dr Jaafari remains distant, and his wife a complete enigma. The plot immediately grabs you — a Arab-Israeli surgeon who’s well respected and well liked by his Israeli colleagues and neighbors.

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When dreams are turned away, death becomes the ultimate salvation. My one complaint with the book may be down to the translation – I never felt that Jaafie seemed quite angry, grief-stricken or confused enough, he didn’t drag me through his emotions alongside him.

Take something that both of us can enjoy. Leave a comment Filed under French Culture Tagged as algeriealgerienbookclassfrancefrenchfrench vocabularyisraelkhadral’attentatlanguagelessonslivrepalestienpalestineseattlethe attackyasmina. Notify me of new comments via email. Jun 30, Denise rated it really liked it.

The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

Books by Yasmina Khadra. If so, what were her motivations? Vivi nel limbo, a caccia di uri e liocorni.

His wife’s body is found among the dead, with massive injuries, the police coldly announce, typical of those found on the bodies of fundamentalist suicide bombers. It bothered me though that she carried the attack yasmija on a restaurant full of children – how does that help the cause?

I appreciate that the author tried to show all sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – no clear heroes, no out-and-out villains, but individuals doing their best to cope with violence and war and cultural “attack” as part of everyday reality. This was a bit of a labradoodle. And most importantly who was it who stole her away? For the greatest, attehtat most just, the noblest cause on earth is the right to live. Trivia About The Attack. There are yamsina writing quality issues, especially in the first 80 pages or so.

Perhaps then it will be possible to find a way to bring it under control.


Neutrality is not an option if you see war as a just war. He served in the Algerian army for 36 years before going into exile in Aix-en-Provence, in France, and devoting himself to literature.


Il tutto condito dalla sofferenza di un animo confuso e tradito. Et non pas la maquiller et l’apprivoiser! I was particularly touched when the doctor returns to his homeland after years in exile and reconnects with the elders in his family. From the graphic, beautifully rendered description of the bombing that opens the novel to the searing conclusion, The Attack portrays yasmna reality of terrorism and its incalculable spiritual costs.

I had trouble with the whole masculinity narrative running through this, and how his manhood was challenged because his wife may have found things other than him important. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Life is smiling on you. There are no ‘right’ answers comfortably to be found, and this book never lets us forget that.

Juste pour la fin de la review, juste pour nuancer un peu mon propos It develops certain theories that fit into its world outlook, but do not always represent the reality. I still think it is worth reading, but to anyone expecting the emotional character study that I was- It’s there, and can be quite kjadra, but be aware that you’ll have to tolerate some other baggage coming along with it. A sort of thriller, why-dunnit, with a bit of contemporary political authenticity to give it an edge.

It really made me wonder if people will ever get along and how important it is to try.