'A Land of Permanent Goodbyes' offers shallow view of Syrian refugee crisis

By Yawen Xue | including 1 item
Over the thousands of years of human history, we’ve left permanent marks on the bones of the Earth. We’ve managed to form civilization, to some extent, out of disorder. Yet one thing remains, ancient as humanity itself: war, and people’s reactions to it. In her 2018 novel, “A Land of Permanent Goodbyes,” journalist-turned-author Atia Abawi comments on the devastating wounds of the war in Syria and the millions of people uprooted from their homes in the process.
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