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Mehlisovo poročilo Rabee Jaber

Mehlisovo poročilo

Rabee Jaber

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The English-language debut of 2012’sInternational Arabic Fiction Prize winnerA complex thriller, The Mehlis Report introduces English readers to a highly talented Arabic writer. When former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri is killed by a massiveMoreThe English-language debut of 2012’sInternational Arabic Fiction Prize winnerA complex thriller, The Mehlis Report introduces English readers to a highly talented Arabic writer. When former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri is killed by a massive bomb blast, the U.N. appoints German judge Detlev Mehlisto conduct an investigation of the attack — while explosions continue to rock Beirut. Mehlis’s report is eagerly awaited by the entire Lebanese population.First we meet Saman Yarid, a middle-aged architect who wanders thetense streets of Beirut and, like everyone else in the city, can’t stopthinking about the pending report. Saman’s sister Josephine, who waskidnapped in 1983,narrates the second part of The Mehlis Report:Josephine is dead, yet exists in a bizarre underworld in the bowels ofBeirut where the dead are busy writing their memoirs. Then the ghost ofHariri himself appears…