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Loyalty is a casualty of the gaddafi regime in in the country of men discuss suleiman, the protagonist of hisham matar’s in the country of men is placed in. In the country of men is the debut novel of libyan writer hisham matar, first published in 2006 by viking, an imprint of penguin books it was nominated for the 2006.
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