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Author Mbougar Sarr, Mohamed, 1990- author.

Title Brotherhood / Mohamed Mbougar Sarr ; translated from the French by Alexia Trigo.

Publication Info. London : Europa Editions, 2021.
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 Nichols Adult Fiction-NEW  F MBOUGAR    AVAILABLE
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Description 244 pages ; 21 cm
Summary "The imaginary country of Sumal is a happy place, until, that is, it's taken hostage by a fundamentalist jihadist organization called The Brotherhood. The populace quickly becomes locked in a climate of violence, falling under the control of the militias as they impose silence, terror and the most rigid moral laws. Prohibitions and public executions become the norm, while a handful of intellectuals try to oppose the new order by publishing an underground newspaper. Repression on the part of the Islamic police is swift and ruthless, and it sows doubt in the minds of the activists: how can their endeavour be good, if it causes detention, torture, and worse, to those who read it? But there is no climate of terror that can stop love from blossoming, and so it does, powerfully, among two members of the secret resistance group, as love and death tangle together."--Provided by publisher.
Note "Copyright © Presence Africaine, 2015... Original title: Terre ceinte"--Title page verso.
Subject Imaginary places -- Africa -- Fiction.
Fundamentalists -- Africa -- Fiction.
Dictatorship -- Fiction.
Insurgency -- Fiction.
Genre Epistolary fiction.
Added Author Trigo, Alexia, translator.
Added Title Brother hood
ISBN 9781609456726
1609456726
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