Elias Khoury spun a complex plot, beginning with a massacre that Lebanese Druze committed in the 19th century against their Christian land tenants, and ending in a love triangle 100 years later. But his lack of compassion for his heroes makes it difficult for readers to identify with their bitter fate.
For the book Entanglements of Secrets
For the article (in Hebrew): https://www.haaretz.co.il/literature/prose/.premium-REVIEW-1.4661338
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