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In the Country of Men Part One
In the Country of Men Part One
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IN THE COUNTRY OF MEN BARTSCH
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England Used to Be a Country of Men
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In the Country of Men A Novel
In the Country of Men A Novel
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Review: The Country Of Beauties (1981)
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Dogman Encounters Episode 159
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In the Country of Men A Novel
In the Country of Men A Novel
Published: 2017/04/20
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The Land of No Men: Inside Kenya
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The Country Gentlemen - These Men Of God
The Country Gentlemen - These Men Of God
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In the Country of Men A Novel
In the Country of Men A Novel
Published: 2017/05/22
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In the Country of Men A Novel
In the Country of Men A Novel
Published: 2017/05/12
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In the Country of Men
In the Country of Men
Published: 2017/06/07
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In the Country of Men A Novel
In the Country of Men A Novel
Published: 2017/04/29
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In the Country of Men A Novel
In the Country of Men A Novel
Published: 2017/06/08
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Lecture: Hisham Matar: In The Country of Men, Oct. 7, 2011
Lecture: Hisham Matar: In The Country of Men, Oct. 7, 2011
Published: 2016/11/19
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In the Country of Men Part Two
In the Country of Men Part Two
Published: 2016/06/28
Channel: Sam Economou
Reading Wrap-Up: January 9th - 19th, 2016
Reading Wrap-Up: January 9th - 19th, 2016
Published: 2017/01/20
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"Save The Country" by The Magnificent Men
Published: 2009/11/05
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beautiful faces of men in the country of Asian,
Published: 2015/07/04
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Hisham Matar @ 5x15 How Revolutions Can Kill a Novelist
Hisham Matar @ 5x15 How Revolutions Can Kill a Novelist
Published: 2014/02/13
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Hisham Matar - June 2008 feature @ Southbank Centre
Hisham Matar - June 2008 feature @ Southbank Centre
Published: 2009/05/16
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in the country of last things
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for KING & COUNTRY - "The Proof Of Your Love" (Official Music Video)
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The Country of the Blind by H. G. Wells
Published: 2016/12/15
Channel: Audiobooks Unleashed
Hisham Matar
Hisham Matar
Published: 2015/01/27
Channel: WheelerCentre
Reading Wrap Up | Mid September 2017
Reading Wrap Up | Mid September 2017
Published: 2017/09/17
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Published: 2015/11/10
Channel: Rick Swanson
Hisham Matar with Hilary Harper
Hisham Matar with Hilary Harper
Published: 2017/08/07
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Georgia, the country of honoured men
Georgia, the country of honoured men
Published: 2010/11/15
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The Country Of Big Men
The Country Of Big Men
Published: 2017/04/01
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The Writing Lives Series Literature, Exile, and the Arab Spring
Published: 2014/09/19
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حكاية أدب في المنفى...مع هشام مطر
Published: 2010/08/06
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Published: 2017/10/18
Channel: Planet Leaf
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Published: 2013/05/24
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Published: 2017/03/28
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THE COUNTRY OF MOAB and BETHLEHEMJUDAH (Jan 2017)  MANDELA EFFECT  BIBLE CHANGES
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Channel: EYA
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Published: 2016/12/28
Channel: The Young Turks
Friday Reads - September 15, 2017
Friday Reads - September 15, 2017
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: Shawn The Book Maniac
Hisham Matar book signing event at Diwan Bookstore
Hisham Matar book signing event at Diwan Bookstore
Published: 2012/03/05
Channel: DiwanBookstores
Handsome and cute men in the country of Asia ...
Handsome and cute men in the country of Asia ...
Published: 2014/07/20
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The Romance of Missionary Heroism: In the Country of the Telugus - John C. Lambert / 2 of 24
The Romance of Missionary Heroism: In the Country of the Telugus - John C. Lambert / 2 of 24
Published: 2011/09/18
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Published: 2017/10/01
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Men gather against increasing femicide in the country
Published: 2017/06/09
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Live From Prairie Lights : Hisham Matar
Live From Prairie Lights : Hisham Matar
Published: 2012/09/20
Channel: PATV Channel 18
यहाँ 2 बीविया रखना है जरूरी, एक से शादी करने पर होती है जेल
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Published: 2017/09/18
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In the Country of Men
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First edition
Author Hisham Matar
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Viking Press
Publication date
6 July 2006
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 256 pp
ISBN 978-0-670-91639-9
OCLC 65468307

In the Country of Men is the debut novel of Libyan writer Hisham Matar, first published in 2006 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books. It was nominated for the 2006 Man Booker Prize and the Guardian First Book Award. It has so far been translated into 22 languages and was awarded the 2007 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize as well as a host of international literary prizes. The book was also nominated for the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award in the U.S.

Plot summary[edit]

The book follows the plight of Suleiman, a nine-year-old boy living in Tripoli in Libya, stuck between a father whose clandestine anti-Qaddafi activities bring about searches, stalkings and telephone eaves droppings by Qaddafi's state police, and a vulnerable young mother who resorts to alcohol to bury her anxiety and anger. The only people he has to turn to are his neighbor Kareem, and his father's best friend Moosa. The book provides a description of Libya under Qaddafi's terror regime, and a narration of ordinary people's lives as they try to survive the political oppression.

Characters[edit]

  • Suleiman el Dewani - the nine-year-old narrator
  • Faraj el Dewani "Baba" - Suleiman's father
  • Najwa "Mama" - Suleiman's mother
  • Moosa - Baba's best friend
  • Kareem - Suleiman's next-door neighbour and best friend
  • Ustath Rashid - Kareem's father and a co-conspirator of Baba; he has already been arrested when the book's narrative begins
  • Sharief - a member of the Revolutionary Committee hunting Faraj el Dewani

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