By Ahmad Danny Ramadan

ISBN-10: 0889713324

ISBN-13: 9780889713321

The Clothesline Swing is a trip during the problematical aftermath of the Arab Spring. A former Syrian refugee himself, Ramadan unveils a captivating story of braveness that weaves during the mountains of Syria, the valleys of Lebanon, the surrounding seas of Turkey, the warmth of Egypt and eventually, the wish of a brand new domestic in Canada.

Inspired by means of One Thousand and One Nights, The Clothesline Swing tells the epic tale of 2 fanatics anchored to the reminiscence of a loss of life Syria. One is a Hakawati, a storyteller, conserving existence in ahead movement through relaying remembered fables to his death associate. each one evening he weaves tales of his early life in Damascus, of the cruelty he has continued for his sexuality, of leaving domestic, of struggle, of his fated assembly along with his lover. in the meantime loss of life himself, in his darkish cloak, stocks the home with the 2 males, eavesdropping on their secrets and techniques as he awaits their ultimate undoing.

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