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  • Title: The World, the Lizard and Me
  • Author: Gil Courtemanche David Homel
  • ISBN: 9781550816082
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Claude Tremblay works as a political analyst at the International Criminal Court at The Hague But when the Congolese warlord Kabanga, accused of crimes against humanity, is released from trial due to a procedural error, Claude resigns his post and follows the accused back to his home country in search of justice.In The World, the Lizard, and Me, Gil Courtemanche writes aClaude Tremblay works as a political analyst at the International Criminal Court at The Hague But when the Congolese warlord Kabanga, accused of crimes against humanity, is released from trial due to a procedural error, Claude resigns his post and follows the accused back to his home country in search of justice.In The World, the Lizard, and Me, Gil Courtemanche writes a stirring and contemporary Heart of Darkness, utterly compelling in its portrayal of Western ideals submerged in the global politics of poverty and violence.
    The World the Lizard and Me Claude Tremblay works as a political analyst at the International Criminal Court at The Hague But when the Congolese warlord Kabanga accused of crimes against humanity is released from trial due to

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    1. First published in French in 2009, The World, The Lizard and Me, Gil Courtemanche s second last novel before his death in 2011, is not an easy book to read or review The writing is exquisite, the structure flawless, the characters sympathetic, flawed and reflective of our global society Courtemanche s writing is profound It is the subject matter, and the emotional effect of the book that makes this a difficult review to write You know how the wind blows You can t grasp it or take it into your ha [...]

    2. Claude Tremblay is a political analyst for the International Criminal Court in the Hague where he is subsumed in building a case against an African warlord Thomas Kabanga, the sort of warlord we are all too used to reading about a man who recruits child soldiers, and for whom violence, rape and torture is an everyday way of life Behind this relatively simple plot is a complex and compelling novel which explores with intelligence and perception some very important ideas indeed Law, justice, truth [...]

    3. Best surprise of the year Not sure why I hadn t already heard of this book I found it at a used bookshop in Montreal and bought it simply because Gil Courtemanche s book on Rwanda is one of the best I ve ever read This one, published in 2009 by Boreal, is just as good It s Rwanda related, focusing on Rwandan backed rebels operating in DR Congo s Ituri district and the bungled attempt by the International Criminal Court to convict one of the leaders with crimes against humanity This novel does no [...]

    4. En lisant ce livre, je me sens comme si je partage les m me exp riences que Claude au sujet de l Afrique Tellement semble tre pareil entre l Ouganda et le Congo en ce qui concerne la vie quotidienne Seule la fin m a d u un peu mais je ne peux pas dire exactement pourquoi Presque aussi bon que Dimanche la piscine Kigali.

    5. Gil Courtemanche savait bien pr senter des sujets loin d tre vidents L univers du droit international est inconnu de la plupart d entre nous Loin d tre un livre nous livrant des informations sur le sujet, l atmosph re et les questionnements que soul ve ce type de vie est tr s bien repr sent Un livre lire pour tout ceux qui sont conscient que la vie est complexe et remplie d injustice.

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