By Alexandra Chreiteh,Michelle Hartman
As the 2 pals reunite, chat, and bond in the course of a harrowing bus caravan around the Syrian border to Lattakia, en path to Moscow, Chreiteh's specified, comedian experience of the absurd speaks to contradictions confronted via a tender new release in Lebanon now, sounding out taboos surrounding gender, sexual, non secular, and nationwide identities. sporting Russian passports like their mothersboth of whom married Lebanese males and settled therethey are pressured to mirror upon their offerings, and absence of them, in a rustic that's once more being torn aside via violent conflict.
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Ali and His Russian Mother (Interlink World Fiction) by Alexandra Chreiteh,Michelle Hartman