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Behrouz Boochani

No Friend but the Mountains: The True Story of an Illegally Imprisoned Refugee

€13,95

The Award-winning International Bestselling Story of One Man's Six Year Detention in Australia In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani sought asylum in Australia but was instead illegally imprisoned in the country's most notorious detention centre on Manus Island. He has been there ever since. This book is the result.

Behrouz Boochani spent nearly five years typing passages of this book one text at a time from a secret mobile phone in prison. Compiled and translated from Farsi, they form an incredible story of how escaping political persecution in Iran, he ended up trapped as a stateless person. This vivid, gripping portrait of his years of incarceration and exile shines devastating light on the fates of so many people as borders close around the world.

No Friend but the Mountains is both a brave act of witness and a moving testament to the humanity of all people, in the most extreme of circumstances. 'A brilliant book. No Friend but the Mountains can rightly take its place on the shelf of world prison literature .

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2019
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Pages: 416
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781529028485
ISBN 10: 1529028485

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No Friend but the Mountains: The True Story of an Illegally Imprisoned Refugee

€13,95