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10 thoughts on “Secret Son

  1. says:

    fast read well written one son’s personal anguish cradled in Morocco’s class struggles and corruption among the ruling class recommended r

  2. says:

    This book has such an enjoyable writing style; it’s very accessible and the book is a really uick read and a pleasant read despite its tragic subject matter This book had a good mix of the personal and political heavy on the personal which I liked I got a great feel for various parts of Morocco and what it feels like to be an immigrant I admired how while parts of this story are about big issues the significance of the psychological aspec

  3. says:

    25I don't think as the description of this novel mentioned a journey of searching the meaning of life etc neither I think that the author is experienced enough to write such a topichowever the author has done a good job describing the different lifestyles in Morocco as well as pointing out the corruption and power of soci

  4. says:

    Growing up in the Casablanca slumps Youssef is urged by he’s mother to pursue he’s education at college and try to better himselfYoussef soon learns that he’s believed dead father is still alive in fact he

  5. says:

    My thoughts• I was not uite sure what to expect when I started reading Secret Son but I was uickly drawn into the story and found myself captivated by the writing and the journey of the sensitive naïve ninetee

  6. says:

    In this superb short novel Laila Lalami deftly limns the rise and fall of Youssef El Mekki unacknowledged bastard son of p

  7. says:

    A little disappointing The main character Youssef grows up without a father He is poor but idle He meets his previously thought dead father who is rich A new world in open to him but this is soon removed and he is back in the poverty grove He is tempted into a local Islamic groupThere is coverage of the sexist class riddled life in

  8. says:

    Disappointing Writing was simplistic dialogue unimaginative plot unbelievable Possibly if you had no exposure to other parts of the world you might learn something But there are so many books that do a much better job of this Brick La

  9. says:

    The novel was a bit fast paced and talked about different “heavy matters” religion politics family and identity issueshierarchy in society and it is influence too much drama for my tasteIt was alright as an audiobook despite my general dislike to infidelity and lies in books😣It wasn’t boring just not my taste and sometim

  10. says:

    Clash of the classes Not the easiest job ever to weave yourself through these lines It all comes at a price a hefty one usually

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S and influential father his own penthouse apartment and all the luxuries associated with his new status His future appears assured until an abrupt reversal of fortune sends him back to the streets and his childhood friends where a fringe Islamic group known simply as the Party has se. Growing up in the Casablanca slumps Youssef is urged by he s mother to pursue he s education at college and try to better himselfYoussef soon learns that he s believed dead father is still alive in fact he s a wealthy businessmanGiven the choice of abandoning he s past Youssef has the opportunity to live a wealthy lifestyleWhich will he chooseA pretty simple story that highlights the gulf in the class divide a well written novel which drew me in straight from the first chapterIt gave a nice insight into what life is like in Morocco a perfect choice for my WorldCupInBooks Sottomissione new status His future appears assured until an abrupt reversal of fortune sends him back to the streets and his childhood friends where a fringe Islamic group known simply as the Party has se. Growing up in the Casablanca slumps Youssef is urged by he s mother to pursue he s education at college and try to better himselfYoussef soon learns that he s believed dead father is still alive in fact he s a wealthy businessmanGiven the choice of abandoning he s past Youssef has the opportunity to live a wealthy lifestyleWhich will he chooseA pretty simple story that highlights the gulf in the class divide a well written

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Secret Son

Youssef el Mekki a young man of nineteen is living with his mother in the slums of Casablanca when he discovers that the father he believed to be dead is in fact alive and eager to befriend and support him Leaving his mother behind Youssef assumes a life he could only dream of a famou. This book has such an enjoyable writing style it s very accessible and the book is a really uick read and a pleasant read despite its tragic subject matter This book had a good mix of the personal and political heavy on the personal which I liked I got a great feel for various parts of Morocco and what it feels like to be an immigrant I admired how while parts of this story are about big issues the significance of the psychological aspects of family including what s happened in past generations and of friends and community and most of all the importantce of each person s psychological makeup was shown clearlyIt was a little weird at first but I ended up appreciating the separate sections to show the different points of view of the various characters It was a bit jarring Green dog trumpet and other stories nineteen is living with his mother in the slums of Casablanca when he discovers that the father he believed to be dead is in fact alive and eager to befriend and support him Leaving his mother behind Youssef assumes a life he could only dream of a famou. This book has such an enjoyable writing style it s very accessible and the book is a really uick read and a pleasant read despite its tragic subject matter This book had a good mix of the personal and political heavy on the personal which I liked I got a great feel for various parts of Morocco and what it feels like to be an immigrant I admired how while parts of this story are about big issues the significance of the psychological aspects of family including what s happened in past generations and of friends and community and most of all the importantce of each person s psychological makeup was shown clearlyIt was a little weird at first but I ended up appreciating the separate sections to show the different points of view of the various characters It was a bit jarring

Read & download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free â Laila Lalami

T up its headuarters In the spirit of The Inheritance of Loss and The Reluctant Fundamentalist Laila Lalami's powerful first novel explores the struggle for identity the need for family and the desperation that overtakes ordinary lives in a country divided by class politics and religi. A little disappointing The main character Youssef grows up without a father He is poor but idle He meets his previously thought dead father who is rich A new world in open to him but this is soon removed and he is back in the poverty grove He is tempted into a local Islamic groupThere is coverage of the sexist class riddled life in Morocco and the temptations to rebel But this book lacked tension the characters just didn t do it for me The plotting of the two mothers was a highlightI did feel for Youssef and what awaits him See This Blinding Absence of Light