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De Niro"s Game

by Rawi Hage

  • 100 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Steerforth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Canadian Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Beirut (Lebanon)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8785053M
    ISBN 101581952236
    ISBN 109781581952230

    Apr 01,  · De Niro's Game: A Novel (Unabridged) audiobook, by Rawi Hage Childhood best friends Bassam and George have grown to be men in war-ravaged Beirut. Now they must choose between the only two futures available to them: to stay in the devastated city and consolidate power through crime or to go into exile abroad, alienated from the only existence they have ever. In De Niro's Game, by Rawi Hage, George symbolizes the self-destructive and corrupt nature of magny-notaires.com is instinctual, violence, and seemingly careless about the outcome of his life. He is a.

    Oct 13,  · Buy the Paperback Book De Niro's Game by Rawi Hage at magny-notaires.com, Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. De Niro's Game is the stunning winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the very first novel by up-and-coming Lebanese literary star Rawi Hage, also author of Cockroach. Bassam and George are childhood best friends who have grown up on the Christian side of war-torn Beirut. Now on the verge of adulthood, they must choose their futures: to Price Range: $ - $

    And if that weren't enough, Hage won the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and the McAuslan First Book Prize (Quebec Writers' Federation literary awards), with the book's French-language edition winning the edition of Le Combat des livres. About the only thing it didn't win was free fries at McDonald's. De Niro’s Game is a feverish nightmare of a book, written with a distinctly European flair. De Niro’s Game is a feverish nightmare of a book, written with a distinctly European flair. The stunning De Niro’s Game affirms, as Stefan Zweig wrote, ‘how much of immortality a .


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De Niro's Game is a raw, naked and unapologetically honest description of what happens to people in times of civil war, which is worse than military war, being so unorganised and misdirected as it seems/5. Jan 26,  · De Niro's Game: A Novel (P.S.) [Rawi Hage] on magny-notaires.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Childhood best friends Bassam and George have grown to be men in war-ravaged Beirut. Now they must choose between the only two futures available to them: to stay in the devastated city and consolidate De Niros Game book through crime or to go into exile abroadCited by: De Niro’s Game plunges readers into the timely story of two young men caught in Lebanon’s civil war.

Bassam and George, best friends in childhood, have grown to adulthood in war-torn Beirut. Now De Niros Game book must choose their futures: to stay in the city and consolidate power through crime, or to go into exile abroad, alienated from the only existence they have known.

De Niro's Game Homework Help Questions. In De Niro's Game by Rawi Hage, what is the function of George. In the novel De Niro’s Game, George functions as a symbol of how power though illegal.

This is a grim, flat book. Hage’s flatness gives it the right tone of bruised emotion, disconnectedness, and violence; it’s what makes this such an effective debut.

Thankfully, De Niro’s Game ends on a note that hints that Bassam’s life will someday become richer. Who knows. De Niro's Game is the debut novel by Lebanese-Canadian writer Rawi Hage, originally published in The novel's primary characters are Bassam and George, lifelong friends living in wartorn magny-notaires.com novel traces the different paths that the two follow as they face the difficult choice of whether to stay in Beirut and get involved in organized crime, or to leave Lebanon and build a new Author: Rawi Hage.

Aug 01,  · De Niro's Game [Rawi Hage] on magny-notaires.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Paperback. Language: English Publisher. Hamish Hamilton De Niros Game is the stunning winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the very first novel by up-and-coming Lebanese literary star Rawi Hage.

also author of Cockroach Bassam and George are childhood best friends who have grown up /5(20). Plucked from the slush pile of unsolicited manuscripts by Canadian publisher House of Anansi Press, and published in the US by Steerforth Press, De Niro's Game was a finalist for the Giller Prize and the Governor General's Award for Fiction, and the winner of the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and McAusland First Book Prize.

First published in Canada, De Niro's Game was a finalist for that nation's top literary prizes—the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General's Literary Award, the Writers' Trust Award, and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize—and won the McAuslan First Book Prize and the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction.4/5(8).

Oct 06,  · Hundreds of thousands of bombs fall in this book as the boys maraud around chasing money and women. It’s a hallucinatory vision of how war corrupts everything, even friendship. Written in English, but filled with Arabic poetry and French philosophy, De Niro’s Game is an intriguing tri-lingual hybrid that should have appeal worldwide.

De Niro's Game is a stream of consciousness account of a shell-shocked young man struggling to retain his sanity in the middle of a war. The narrator's voice is disengaged and repetitive as he describes the events that overcome his family, childhood friendships, and city/5(11).

Told in a distinctive, captivating voice that fuses vivid cinematic imagery and page-turning plot with the measured strength and beauty of Arabic poetry, De Niro's Game is an explosive portrait of life in a war zone, and a powerful meditation on what comes after.

From the Hardcover edition. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. and exquisite, dark poetry De Niro's Game is an explosive portrait of life in a war zone and a powerful meditation on what comes after.

Winner of the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. © Rawi Hage (P) Jan 01,  · Told in the voice of Bassam, De Niro's Game is a beautiful, explosive portrait of a contemporary young man shaped by a lifelong experience of war.

Rawi Hage's brilliant style mimics a world gone mad: so smooth and apparently sane that its razor-sharp edges surprise and cut deeply.

From the Reviews: "Set in east Beirut towards the end of the Lebanese civil war, De Niro's Game is the most subtly nuanced, psychologically compelling book about the corrosive effects of war to have been written for a long time." - Adrian Turpin, Financial Times "Rawi Hage verdeutlicht die Konsequenzen, die alle Entscheidungen seiner Protagonisten mit sich bringen, unbarmherzig.

Oct 13,  · De Niro's Game A List Rawi Hage. • Colm Toibin There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. In Rawi Hage's unforgettable novel, winner of the IMPAC Prize, this famous quote by Camus becomes a touchstone for two young men caught in.

54 quotes from Rawi Hage: 'Everything about her seems to be saying, Listen, if you don’t look attentively, if you don’t go beyond my simplicity to detect the simmering volcano in me, you are not it.', 'الطيور تحلّق وكنت أتوق بدوري إلى التحليق بعيدًأ', and 'لم أكن أهرب من الحرب ، بل من فيروز وأغانيها'.

De Niro's Game (Book): Hage, Rawi: There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. In Rawi Hage's unforgettable novel, winner of the IMPAC Prize, this famous quote by Camus becomes a touchstone for two young men caught in Lebanon's civil war.

Bassam and George are childhood best friends who have grown to adulthood in war torn Beirut. Now they must choose their. Told in the voice of Bassam, De Niro's Game is a beautiful, explosive portrait of a contemporary young man shaped by a lifelong experience of war.

Rawi Hage's brilliant style mimics a world gone mad: so smooth and apparently sane that its razor-sharp edges surprise and cut deeply/5(13). Aug 05,  · Told in a distinctive, captivating voice that fuses vivid cinematic imagery, a page-turning plot, and exquisite, dark poetry, De Niro's Game is an explosive portrait of life in a war zone and a powerful meditation on what comes after.

It won the prestigious. “De Niro’s Game is the most subtly nuanced, psychologically compelling book about the corrosive effects of war to have been written for a long time.” — The Financial Times “Rawi Hage’s debut novel burns with a white-hot brilliance.De Niro's Game is the most subtly nuanced, psychologically compelling book about the corrosive effects of war to have been written for a long time Hage's writing, rather like Beirut, is richly informed by Arabic and French culture and is anachronistically grand in places.DE NIRO’S GAME.

by Rawi Hage. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. War-wracked Beirut in the days just before the Israeli invasion is the setting for this bitter novel, the author’s debut, about the death of friendship and the death of a small nation.

In the book’s final Author: Rawi Hage.