Divorce Islamic Style by Amara Lakhous – Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

Divorce Islamic Style is a cross between Our Man in Havana and an Italian romantic comedy circa 1068, a sort of Muslim sex farce.  I can’t help but wonder if Amara Lakhous got into any trouble over it. Set in modern day Rome’s immigrant Muslim neighborhoods the story follows two main characters. The first is Christian, a well educated Muslim Italian, who agrees to go … Continue reading Divorce Islamic Style by Amara Lakhous – Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein