Almost Dead (Review)

Croc’s story is told in alternating chapters; the remaining chapters are narrated by Fahmi Sabich, a Palestinian who is in a coma in the hospital, and whose life has become intertwined with Croc’s throughout the story. In this way, Gavron has given the reader two very different perspectives on the conflict in Israel and occupied Palestine, letting us sympathize with both Croc and Fahmi. Both are generally presented in a neutral light, allowed to tell their own stories.

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