Habibi (Review)

One of the things that I didn’t expect, and this may be a positive or negative factor in you deciding whether or not to read the book, is that there’s barely any focus on religion in this book at all. Rather, Habibi is mostly a cross between typical “coming of age” and “fish out of water” narratives, with a little bit of discussion of the conflict, but almost completely focused on ethnic rather than religious identities.

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