The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol (2020)

The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol Elias Khoury Humphrey Davies The Broken Mirrors Sinalcol Why did he return to Beirut Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in France to return to a homeland still reeling from war It was not to answer his brother Naseem s call
  • Title: The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol
  • Author: Elias Khoury Humphrey Davies
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  • Page: 383
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The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol Elias Khoury Humphrey Davies Why did he return to Beirut Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in France to return to a homeland still reeling from war It was not to answer his brother Naseem s call and raise a hospital out the ashes it was not to pursue past sweethearts and father the son his wife never gave him It was to find a man, or the ghost of a man, a man knowWhy did he return to Beirut Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in France to return to a homeland still reeling from war It was not to answer his brother Naseem s call and raise a hospital out the ashes it was not to pursue past sweethearts and father the son his wife never gave him It was to find a man, or the ghost of a man, a man known only as Sinalcol, legendary hero of the civil war, and a broken mirror of himself In Beirut Karim will confront the fate of old comrades, the truth about his father s death and a brother who is all but a twin in appearance but shares nothing of his soul And he will learn that peace is only ever fleeting in a war without end.
The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol Elias Khoury Humphrey Davies

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  1. Elyse

    THE DOG AT MY HOMEWORKI read this book months back when recovering from an ankle replacement.My husband bought us new iphones He took my old iphone into the Verizon store to make the transfer The only thing they didn t transfer was my notes All my book reviews are gone We went to the Apple store yesterday, crying for help Yep, mistake was made Next time we go only to the Apple store to begin with Here is what I remember Karim is a medical doctor who has return to Beirut He left his wife and daug [...]

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  3. Tripfiction

    BEIRUTThe Broken Mirrors Sinalcol is a complex and complicated novel set in Beirut It explores the Lebanese Civil War from 1975 to1990 through the eyes of one family Karim, a doctor, married and living in Montpellier, revisits Beirut as the war draws to a close He is, as Khoury says, a typical Lebanese only happy when on a plane either fleeing from a city which has become too frightening and oppressive, or heading back to a city he cannot live without.The base story is the relationship between K [...]

  4. Mimi

    what a big, sometimes wonderful, sometimes tiring, mess of a book Broken Mirrors is all about fragments, so many stories, so many people, all in the middle of the war in the mid 70 s to 1990 in Lebanon The book makes sense, but is not an easy book to love A 3.5

  5. Roger Brunyate

    Rose of LebanonHis life had become a broken mirror He d lied a lot and they d lied to him a lot, but his return to Beirut and his consent to his brother s hospital construction project were the mistakes that had brought his whole story out into the open and shattered it, making it hard to gather up the slivers and put flesh back onto a life that had been smashed to pieces.In the opening chapter of this long novel, Karim Shammas, a Lebanese physician, is about to leave Beirut to return to Montpel [...]

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