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Aliran Politik Dan Aidah Dalam Islam hReview em portugu s followed by review in EnglishEM PORTUGU S Situado na Angola desgarrada pela guerra nos meses pr vios declara o da independ ncia isto tamb m parte daist ria de Portugal "Do Imenso Xodo De Meio Milh O "imenso xodo de meio milh o Portugueses e dos ue l ficaram e decidiram abra ar a nova nacionalidade E tudo com o selo caracter stico do sempre interessante Kapu ci skiIN ENGLISH Set in a chaotic and war torn Angola during the three months previous to the declaration of independence

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is also of the istory of Portugal The read is easy even to those Not Acuainted With The Specifities Of That African Country And acuainted with the specifities of that African country and of interest Beautiful writing and I m sure also great translationThis is a very sad story that can tear you up The next prisoner looks twelve e says Der Heimliche Fürstensohn he s sixteen He knows it is shameful to fight for t A few years ago I listened in awe to an excerpt from Another Day of Life on an Italian online radio focused on books As those pages revolving around a sieged Luanda were beautiful and poignant I got interested in adding up another Kapuscinski to my increasing lot Then I moved abroad and as Iad read all of my Kapuscinskis in Italian trans Another Day of Life is beautiful surreal and tragic reportage from Angola at the bloody birth of that nation that is also imbued with a non grating sense of something close to whimsy The country dropped as a colony by the fleeing Portuguese is torn between three armies and their allies fighting a proxy war Cuba Zairenow DRC South Africa Filled with wonderful described moments and written with sense of atmosphere and perfect details The fine moments are almost too many to point out and cruel spoilage for future readers to describe but the crate city the migratory pack of forgotten dogs the culture of checkpoints the survival of city depending on the one man who knows Science and Democracy how to repair the water pumps and the discussions on what constitutes a front in the war are some of particular favorite ones of mine This reads closer to a novel or poetry some people uestion Kapuscinski s truth than war reportage and it earns comparison to Hemingway Calvino Kafka Hunter s Thompson and Robert Stone That disparate list should showcase the beauty power and uniueness of Kapuscinski s vision and style Truth of not Another Day of Life is a powerful piece on a forgotten war and a forgotten country I first read this about 25 years ago along with Ryszard Kapu ci ski s other books At the time it was my favourite ofis and it didn t disappoint on re readingAs the blurb states Kapu ci ski described this as a very personal book about being alone and lost and that is part of why this book is such a moving read. 'This is a very personal book about being alone and lost' In 1975 Kapuscinski's employers sent Strength Training for Basketball (Strength Training for Sport) him to Angola to cover the civil war thatad broken out aft. In 1975 Megalodon: Fact or Fiction? he was the sole foreign correspondent of the official Polish press agency He went to Angola to cover the lead up to the country s independence and the accompanying civil war involving the pro Soviet MPLA and two pro Western factions The book is divided into 3 main parts In the first Kapu ci ski describes the Portuguese exodus from Luanda and about trying to live in a city that no longeras any police doctors pharmacists firemen garbage collectors or anyone else to allow the city to function He does so with astonishing vividness In the second e describes being at the front with MPLA troops the image of war is not communicable not by the pen or the voice or the camera WAR IS A REALITY ONLY TO THOSE STUCK IN is a reality only to those stuck in bloody dreadful filthy insides True enough I m sure but I think Kapu ci ski gets as close to it as anyone through a series of beautifully observed individual incidents that on both readings left me in a deeply reflective mood In the third section the author is back in Luanda now post independence trying to be a journalist and make sense of a war that as expanded To Include South African And include South African and troops He uses copies of Je viens d'Alep. Itinraire d'un rfugi ordinaire his telex messages at the time to convey the drama and tension of being in a city under siege If youaven t read Kapu ci ski before John Ormond, Emyr Humphreys, John Tripp (Penguin Modern Poets, his books are a uniue mix ofistory reportage politics and some of the sharpest observation you will encounter in any non fiction The amateur reviewer that I am can t do justice to is books I can only recommend that you read them and this one most of all Normally Kapuscinski doesn t stick to a single event across a book but ere as in The Emperor Des Souris et des hommes eBook: John Steinbeck, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. he documents with precision the downfall of a regime And this is twice the account that The Emperor is infinitelyallucinatory describing the insanity and fragmentation that accompanied the fall of one of Europe s last colonial projects in Africa a poor and unstable country that Black Women in White America A Documentary History had long been run by another poor and unstable country before becoming the setting of one of the ugliest proxy conflicts of the Cold War Some of Kapuscinski s finest work I ve read yet I never thought a Polish journalist s firstand account of civil war in Angola in the 1970s would be so beautifully written that I d wake up in the night turn the
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on and to finish the book but it Leggiamo l'ora. Gioco e imparo. Ediz. a colori had me gripped like that Am now an utter convert to Kapuscinski s writing about Africa Astonishing For a Cuban who arrives in Angola neither the climate nor the landscape nor the food are strange For a Brazilian even the language is the sameAnother Day is erratic passages of tedium and sorrow punctuated by violence There is a gnawing post colonial fear tha. Er independence For monthse watched as Luanda and then the rest of the country collapsed into a civil war that was in the author's words 'sloppy dogged

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