Refugee Tales: Volume Ii by Josh CohenRefugee Tales: Volume Ii by Josh Cohen

Refugee Tales: Volume Ii

byJosh Cohen, Ian DuhigEditorDavid Herd

Paperback | September 14, 2017

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Upon changing his religion, a young man is denounced as an apostate and flees his country hiding in the back of a freezer lorry…
After years of travelling and losing almost everything – his country, his children, his wife, his farm – an Afghan man finds unexpected warmth and comfort in a stranger’s home...
A student protester is forced to leave his homeland after a government crackdown, and spends the next 25 years in limbo, trapped in the UK asylum system...
 
Modelled on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the second volume of Refugee Tales sets out to communicate the experiences of those who, having sought asylum in the UK, find themselves indefinitely detained. Here, poets and novelists create a space in which the stories of those who have been detained can be safely heard, a space in which hospitality is the prevailing discourse and listening becomes an act of welcome.
David Herd is a poet, critic, and teacher. His collections of poetry include All Just (Carcanet 2012), Outwith (Bookthug 2012), and Through (Carcanet 2016), and his recent writings on the politics of human movement have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books, Parallax and Almost Island. He is Professor of Modern Literature at the Univ...
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Title:Refugee Tales: Volume IiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:September 14, 2017Publisher:Comma PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910974307

ISBN - 13:9781910974308

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