Michael Sean Strickland

Books I’ve Read


189 — Thornhill, T. (1997). Sweet tea with cardamom. A journey through Iraqi Kurdistan. London and San Francisco: Pandora/HarperCollins. 13 February 1998, Philadelphia.

« After our meal we sat drinking tea in the warm dark air by the light of a hurricane lamp. Rowsham presented a striking sight in the semi-darkness, sitting cross-legged on the ground with Nasreen asleep in her lap and a Kalashnikov in her hands; the long thin metal barrel of the gun echoed the angularity of her lean, determined body and the crescent-shaped magazine echoed the curves of the sleeping child » (p. 176).

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