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The palace of angels, Mohammed Massoud Morsi

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The palace of angels
Title
The palace of angels
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Mohammed Massoud Morsi
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Language
eng
Summary
Years ago, three young men, fired with idealism for Palestine's second Intifada and fuelled by hashish, ventured on a clandestine transaction that left just one of them standing. Guns from Israel - bound for Gaza - in exchange for Egyptian hashish. Many years later, the fight for freedom from Israel's brutal occupation flared into another Israeli onslaught - another `war'. Amidst the bombardment of Gaza in 2014 - dreams and miracles were shattered for Farida and Fathi, caught in the clash of religious ideologies and the struggle to wrest or retain power. At the same time angels brought two hearts together and when these lovers met, as in the Arabic phrase, their eyes saw no flaw. In their first pre-dawn encounter at a checkpoint queue, Adnan and Linah, on opposite sides of authority, had their minds convulsed and their eyes bloodied as a delirious young man was gunned down in the yellow-lit darkness of the night. She was an Israeli soldier on guard, he was a Palestinian commuter. While love blossomed, his friend Ali was served the cruellest of fates to embark down the long dark road of revenge. What is Past is Dead, Twenty-two Years to Life and The Palace of Angels are stories of fighting for freedom by fighting with our defined selves. Behind Palestine's struggle for self-determination are beautiful faces, not normally revealed in war. We are made to question how we find out who we really are and what we wish to become. They are the stories of the seeds of peace and co-existence, yearning to come to life on both sides of the fence, to break through the overburden of noxious politics
Summary
Years ago, three young men, fired with idealism for Palestine's second Intifada and fuelled by hashish, ventured on a clandestine transaction that left just one of them standing. Guns from Israel bound for Gaza, in exchange for Egyptian hashish. Many years later, the fight for freedom from Israel's brutal occupation flared into another Israeli onslaught, another 'war'. Amidst the bombardment of Gaza in 2014, dreams and miracles were shattered for Farida and Fathi, caught in the clash of religious ideologies and the struggle to wrest or retain power. At the same time angels brought two hearts together and when these lovers met, as in the Arabic phrase, their eyes saw no flaw. In their first pre-dawn encounter at a checkpoint queue, Adnan and Linah, on opposite sides of authority, had their minds convulsed and their eyes bloodied as a delirious young man was gunned down in the yellow-lit darkness of the night. She was an Israeli soldier on guard, he was a Palestinian commuter. While love blossomed, his friend Ali was served the cruellest of fates to embark down the long dark road of revenge.
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10801628
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YDX
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1975-
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Morsi, Mohammed Massoud
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 1975-
  • 1975-
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  • Morsi, Mohammed Massoud
  • Morsi, Mohammed Massoud
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True
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  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Revenge
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Australian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The palace of angels, Mohammed Massoud Morsi
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
000065957086
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781925893045
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
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  • (Sirsi) i9781925893045
  • (Sirsi) i9781925893045
  • (OCoLC)1111785596
Label
The palace of angels, Mohammed Massoud Morsi
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065957086
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781925893045
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781925893045
  • (Sirsi) i9781925893045
  • (OCoLC)1111785596

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