The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land In Between - Hisham Matar - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book The Return:

Have you seen my father?

My favorite Hisham Matar quote from the book:

"Men are their actions."

Questions to ponder while reading The Return:

Why must dictators destroy the educated?

Has colonialism ever turned out well?

My review of The Return:

Not knowing is more damaging than knowing.

Western interference is not always the correct choice.

I admire those that can maintain their beliefs, regardless of the consequences.


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