June Rain

Translator: Haydar, Paula Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing Place of Publication: Qatar Date of Publication: 2014 Language: English Author: Douaihy, Jabbour

Review

Douaihy offers a highly original portrait, sometimes poignant and sometimes sarcastic

(Elena Loewenthal Tutto Libri, La Stampa, Italy)

Jabbour Douaihy builds a powerful and complex novel with several voices, artfully weaving childhood memories and an adult’s investigation

(David Fontaine Canard enchaîné, France)

An exciting, successful, literary novel (Der Freitag)

Book Description

One of Lebanon’s leading writers recreates a village forever transformed by the massacre of one Christian community by another, and its impact on a mother and her long-estranged son