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Silence&the roar

The Silence and the Roar: talking points from the English PEN Translated Literature Book Club

Report by Jonathan Ruppin Meeting for the first time, the English PEN Translated Literature Book Club got off to a great start, with a book that provoked a lively discussion, The Silence and the Roar by exiled Syrian writer Nihad Sirees. Even the title divided opinion, with a number of different metaphorical interpretations being advanced.

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