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Sin dudarlo, de momento este es el mejor libro que he leído este año! “No hay peor .. Rafik Schami grew up in Syria but moved to Germany in From the . : El lado oscuro del amor () by Rafik Schami and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at. El lado oscuro del amor () by Rafik Schami and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at. Title, El lado oscuro del amor.

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Rafik Scahmi is a brilliant and gifted story teller, that’s why he can get away with cramming the narrative with numerous details and characters, which I doubt caused the irregularities in the novel scha,i, even though they contribute nothing to the plot nor to the characters’ development. Available for immediate download. There is not one beautiful or thought provoking line.

Una joya de la literatura! To describe what the plot is, can be complicated because I am very happy to report that there isn’t a linear plot. This was the perfect book to read to get a taste of Syria – outside the main story, the author throws in small chapters that give little stories that seem like they came from his grandmother; stories about life in Syria through the ages, and the characters you find there.

The biggest problem is that I have met about fifty people from these two families. Aug 09, Chrissie rated it did not like it Shelves: I admire Schami for the book he wrote xel the dafik he created and I would like to read something else of his again. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Paperbackpages.

The novel begins when a body is found — a high ranking Muslim officer, and I presume that the remainder of the story unfolds like crime fiction, which is not really my cup of tea. Title, El lado oscuro del amor. Learn more about Amazon Prime. English Choose a language for shopping. Also, everyone always seemed to sleep with everyone else – except people married to each other. May 11, Terry Clague rated it really liked it.


Goodreads rafil you keep track of books you want to read. The prose is beautiful and evocative, and makes one smell the odours of the city, hear the chatter of the women and the noise of the children playing in the streets and the sheer vastness of the novel with its dozens of characters and sidelines reminds me of the labyrinth of Oriental medinas – definitely a book which makes one long for a journey to its settings.

Published April 1st by Interlink Books first published Books by Rafik Schami. All of lafo is lacking. However, it also just seemed to go on and on and there were a few parts that I found just a bore to get through. Return to Book Page.

This book is poorly written. The murder plot exists mainly to conveniently bookend an epic story of decades of clan rivalry, peppered with countless loosely-related vignettes that serve to illuminate daily life in an Arab state and the way different cultural and political groups coexist there.

The sex is disturbingly portrayed, and it is repetitive too.

The Dark Side of Love by Rafik Schami

The violence is repetitive. A gd back, not a great one, but gd none theless! Caught between the two, Farid, a Mushtak and Rana, a Shahin, fall madly in love.

Apr 09, Alice rated it liked it Shelves: Ha habido partes que cel gustaron mucho, especialmente al principio, el inicio de las luchas entre los Mushtak y los Sahin; algunos personajes, como el amor incondicional de Matta, la amistad perdurable de Josef; e historias concretas, puntuales, como la llegada al colegio cerca de la frontera con Jordania This schaml started in a really amazing and creative manner, which reminded me of bks like “house of the spirits” and “one hundred years of solitude” The novel highlight the power of dictator rule how it have been affect the individual human’s life, and how everyone pado take his or her revenge by the power of dictators that start from the ministry down to the power of clans and tribes.

When you place your order through Biblio, the seller will ship it directly to you. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. This took me far too long to read. This is the second book I read for him and I like the Calligraphers Secret way better than pscuro one the other reason that pushed me away from this book is the amount of negative energy packed between its lines This writer has the talent for romantic settings, so I wish to read for him a love story that is free from religious and political conflicts ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


Then the next character is delivered to you in the next two pages, and so on and so on. Yet may seem amusing to the Western reader who rafi like to get into the details of Easterners’ customs and idiosyncrasies.

He earned his doctorate in chemistry in and began career in the chemical industry. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Instead, Rafik describes it as a mosaic, putting together an assortment of pieces till the big picture emerges and that is exactly what this book does. Please try your request again later.

The first half of the book goes backwards and forwards in time — starting in the present, moving backwards and forwards through time until it settles down half way through and become a more linear story.


You couldn’t care less about any of the characters. Vamos, que se me ha hecho un poco largo, aunque creo que es interesante leerlo. As it schamk within the two clan the hate has pass down to the third generation and it have affect a huge disaster for Rana and Farid. Schami pointed out the hypocrisy of people, society and of men in their attitudes towards love, their families and their religion.

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