Abduction by Anouar Benmalek

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Drawn together by the tortured memory of a massacre years ago, a shared experience binds Mathieu, Tahar and Aziz, and has repercussions for Meriem and Chehra, Aziz's wife and daughter. Chehra is abducted, and the kidnapper's brutal demands and threats of violent torture turn this into a tense thriller. But how far will Aziz go to save his family?

About Anouar Benmalek

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Anouar Benmalek was born in Casablanca in 1956 and now lives in France. After the 1988 riots in Algeria in protest of government policies, he became one of the founders of the Algerian Committee Against Torture.His novels include The Lovers of Algeria (Harvill/Graywolf Press) and The Child of an Ancient People (Vintage/Random House UK). Benmalek's daughter was threatened by Islamic extremists, an incident that helped shape his novel Abduction.Simon Pare: Simon Pare is a translator from French and German. He lives in Paris, France.
Published May 15, 2012 by Haus Publishing. 309 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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