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Five Scenes from a Failed Revolution

by Ashur Etwebi

Translated by the author and James Byrne.

The poems in this collection move from memories of Libya before the revolution, to Libya engulfed in violent turmoil, to life in exile in the brooding landscape of Norway. Seen through the eyes of the refugee poet, the vibrant colours of the Libyan landscape, the horrors and ravages of revolution, and the strangeness of a new life within the Arctic Circle, come into sharp focus in this powerful book.

ISBN: 9781910345726
Published 2022

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