Living in the eye of Syria’s storm
Book Review of My House in Damascus, An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution
by Mary Russell, The Irish Times, 28 June 2014
Diana Darke’s account of her life in the ancient city glows with an understanding of and affection for its people.
While so many commentators and journalists write about Syria the victim, and zoom in on the death and destruction of that great country, Darke affords the Syrians she meets the dignity of being individuals.
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