Freedom Hospital by Hamid Sulaiman

Freedom Hospital

Hamid Sulaiman

This is a graphic novel in more than one sense. It is not neutral about the Syrian war. It is impassioned and angry about what is happening there. It has nothing but contempt for the Assad regime, and the Islamic jihadists. It may be an accident that one jihadi is called Abu Qatada but that tells you all you everything, as do the drawings.

Extract

'Salem, Haval, come and help us. Check who is still alive and carry the dead outside.'
'AAAGH, MUMMY, HELP ME, AAAGH!'
'PLEASE, NO, NO INJECTIONS. I'M SCARED AND WANT MY MUMMY. I DON'T LIKE NEEDLES.'

Parallels
  • The Story of a Brief Marriage by Anuk Arudpragasam
  • The Texture of Shadows by Mandla Langa

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