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Anatomy of a disappearance

Hisham Matar

Anatomy of a disappearance

by Hisham Matar

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Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family secrets,
  • Stepmothers,
  • Large type books,
  • Missing persons,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHisham Matar
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6113.A87 A84 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24848724M
    ISBN 109781611731811
    LC Control Number2011019327

      Advance praise for Anatomy of a Disappearance "Two things stood out as I read Anatomy of a Disappearance. First, there was the quiet power of the language, and the author's control of it. Second, there was Hisham Matar's ability to tell a story that from the first sentence seems inevitable, yet is full of surprises. ANATOMY OF A DISAPPEARANCE. by Hisham Matar. BUY NOW FROM Though his books might seem to echo current events, it is the weight of personal history that drives the novels of Libyan author Matar (In the Country of Men, ). In his Booker-shortlisted debut novel, he deftly fictionalized his own experience—the author’s dissident father.

    I was reminded of this reading a new book by Hisham Matar, Anatomy of a Disappearance, the story of a year-old boy whose father was present in a shared world of hopes and dreams, and then, in an instant, was forever absence. There was no ceremony for this disappearance. Just silent sorrow expected to be borne without a lot of fuss and s: Hisham Matar’s second novel, Anatomy of a Disappearance, easily matches the promise of his first, In The Country of Men, [reviewed here] and is lovelier in image and language, though less obviously of Libya, the country of his origins. In both the memories which compromise the story are of a young boy. In both the boys have exceptionally strong relationships to their mothers, both mothers.

    Anatomy Of A Disappearance is the sequel to author, Hisham Matar's book 'In The Country Of Men'. The story sets off with a twelve year old boy named Nuri, whose mother just died, leaving Nuri in the care of his maid and his distant father, who was once an high official in the Libyan government and is against the Gadhafi forces/5(9). Anatomy of a disappearance. [Hisham Matar] -- In Egypt, Nuri, a teenage boy, falls in love with Mona - the woman his father will marry. Consumed with longing, Nuri wants to get his father out of the way - to take his place in Mona's heart. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.


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“Two things stood out as I read Anatomy of a Disappearance. First, there was the quiet power of the language, and the author’s control of it. Second, there was Hisham Matar’s ability to tell a story that from the first sentence seems inevitable, yet is full of surprises.

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In Anatomy of a Disappearance, again the narrator is an only child with a sad mother, but this time she is silent and melancholy, not angry and explosive, and she dies.

“Two things stood out as I read Anatomy of a Disappearance. First, there was the quiet power of the language, and the author’s control of it. Second, there was Hisham Matar’s ability to tell a story that from the first sentence seems inevitable, yet is full of surprises.

I was moved and very impressed.”—Roddy Doyle/5(8). This mesmerizing literary novel is written with all the emotional precision and intimacy that have won Hisham Matar tremendous international recognition. In a voice that is delicately wrought and beautifully tender, he asks: When a loved one disappears, how does that absence shape the lives of those who are left.

Anatomy Of A Disappearance. Hisham Matar; Formats & editions. Paperback. In the Country of Men, was published in and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Guardian First Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US. It won six international literary awards, including the Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best.

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Alone, he. About Hisham Matar Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo. He is the author of two novels, In the Country of Men and Anatomy of a Disappearance, and a work of non-fiction, The Return/5(K).

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