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Service95 Recommends My Friends by Hisham Matar

My Friends

Hisham Matar

Service95 Recommends is the home of the books we're loving and reviews from our contributors. My Friends by Hisham Matar takes us on a journey alongside two friends struggling to overcome adversity and hostility, delving into themes of loss of innocence, exile, and Libya's recent history.

What We Say: "The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's latest novel is a testament to the power of friendship and the courage to stand up for one's beliefs. Khaled and Mustafa, two Libyan students, find themselves in a world of political turmoil and uncertainty, however, their unwavering determination and willingness to fight for justice take them on a journey that changes their lives forever" – Samantha de Haas

What They Say: “It is impossible to describe the profound depth and beauty of this book. My Friends is a breathtaking novel, every page a miracle and an affirmation. Hisham is one of our greatest writers. How lucky we are to be in his midst” – Maaza Mengiste

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Samantha de Haas is Creative Production Manager at Service95

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