Guantánamo Diary

Little Free Library E17
by Mohamedou Ould Slahi | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 1782112847 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingPoodlesisterwing of Walthamstow, Greater London United Kingdom on 8/10/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by wingPoodlesisterwing from Walthamstow, Greater London United Kingdom on Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Bought in Scope charity shop, Walthamstow.

Journal Entry 2 by wingPoodlesisterwing at Walthamstow, Greater London United Kingdom on Sunday, November 21, 2021
I put off reading this book because I thought I would find it too depressing particularly with the current situation in the UK / World with Covid, the Climate Emergency and the dreadful mismanagement of the UK by the current government.

I actually found it quite uplifting in a strange way. MOS comes across as a man of integrity and much greater intelligence than the variety of guards and interrogators he came across. I felt absolute rage at the stupidity, cruelty and injustice demonstrated by the US establishment in the way MOS and other innocent parties were (and still are in some cases) dealt with. Overall I'm really glad I read the book and that MOS was finally released.

Journal Entry 3 by wingPoodlesisterwing at Wishlist tag, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (11/24/2021 UTC) at Wishlist tag, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 4 by wingrussbaumwing at London, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, December 13, 2021
I think this is one of those books that defines our society and has such deeply moving narrative, in the same way that Fear No Evil and Spycatcher did.
I never even knew this book existed until I saw the film. If that's a proper translation then I am sure the book will be shocking and uplifting. The film was incredible. If the book is even half as powerful I will need to buy another copy to send it off again.

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