Posted on 9th March 2011

Posted by Sophie

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Shake Off

Mischa Hiller’s 2010 novel Sabra Zoo ended with its protagonist Ivan morally disabused on an outward-bound flight from Beirut after he witnesses at firsthand the Sabra and Shatila massacres, the mass murder of Palestinian civilians by Israeli-sponsored neo-fascists in 1982. This still-little known atrocity casts a long shadow over his second novel, Shake Off (Telegram…