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characters Silence Is My Mother Tongue ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¸ ❮BOOKS❯ ✬ Silence Is My Mother Tongue Author Sulaiman Addonia – In a time of war what is the shape of love Saba arrives in an East African refugee camp as a young girl devastated to have been wrenched froE has forced the loss of all that makes a home or a future Addonia has written an insider's view of the textures of life in a refugee camp Both intimate and epic this subversive tale of transgression dissects society's ability to wage war on its own women and explores the stories we must tell to survive in a broken inhospitable environment. edit will give this book 35 stars but rounding up for goodreads' sake not entirely sure on how I should rate this book so for now I’ll give it 4 stars The author writes in a way that is sure to have an impact on you and I particularly liked the way that the writing exposed the hypocrisy and double standards of traditional culture I wasn’t really too keen on reading the explicit parts of the book but at the same time noted it’s value in exploring the impacts of a sexually repressive society on women’s bodies Another thing that I realised 34 into reading there are no speech marks at all I thought this was an interesting way to both write and read the book and it certainly added to the importance of silence that both permeated the novel and gave it its name

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Struggles to maintain her sense of self she remains fiercely protective of her mute brother Hagos each sibling resisting the roles gender and society assign Through a cast of complex beautifully drawn characters Sulaiman Addonia uestions what it means to be a man to Is My Mother PDFEPUB #194 be a woman to be an individual when circumstanc. It took me a few chapters to get into this book as I was irritated by the explicit detail given to hisher surroundings until the same reason I was initially irritated is what made the book completely immersive Each time I picked it back up to read I referred to it as going back into the camp A beautiful insight into life in a Sudanese refugee camp where people hold onto their traditions and culture their dreams and desires I loved how even though the book had moments of distress and violence it remained tender and sensual throughout

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Silence Is My Mother TongueIn a time of My Mother PDF #180 war what is the shape of love Saba arrives in an East African refugee camp as a young girl devastated to have been wrenched from school and forced to abandon her books as her family flees to safety In this unfamiliar crowded and often hostile community she Silence Is PDF must carve out a new existence As she. The reverberations of  life in the refugee camp in which 'Silence is My Mother Tongue' dominate the novel; the feeling of suffocation as the characters are stifled by the never ending feeling is misery and poverty This is coupled with however Addonia's deep rooted sense of humanity and powers of perception his innate sympathy for women whether it is the prostitute Nasnet punished like so many women by men for the desires she arouses in them and the heroine of the novel Saba Addonia is able to render the innate poetry of Saba throughout the novel from her purple hued thighs in the sepulchral light of dusk to her allure as glimpsed in the azure hued hill top view of the voyeuristic narrator The world which Addonia conjures up is one of baleful beauty of the scarlet incandescence of dusk or the glare of the sun and the interplay of light and shadows it creates so that the images he creates are ones of desperation hope and beauty and the illusions and mirages which a work of fiction necessitates Moreover 'Silence is My Mother Tongue' does away with a large number of gender conventions and sexual tropes; from the relationship between the powerful businessman Eyob and her mute twin brother Hagos to the sympathy coalesced with romance experienced between Nasnet and Saba as the former is subjected to a sexual assault by one of her clients sensuality resonates from every page of the novel but relationships often play it in ways in which the reader would not expect passions are left unexplained desires unexplored as the characters writhe under the heat of the passions they experience beneath the never ending glare of the Sudanese sun What stands out most however is Addonia's sympathetic exploration of the emotional lives of the women in his novel All of the women including ones who the reader would find it difficult to sympathise with such as the mid wife who enforces FGM are portrayed with sympathy and depth although the same could also be said for the male characters as well'Silence is My Mother Tongue' is a darkly poetic masterpiece and a brilliant distillation of Addonia's humanism and aesthetics