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From the rubble-strewn streets of US-occupied Baghdad, the scavenger Hadi collects human body parts and stitches them together to create a corpse. His goal, he claims, is for the government to recognise the parts as people and give them a proper burial. But when the corpse goes missing, a wave of eerie murders sweeps the city, and reports stream in of a horrendous-looking criminal who, though shot, cannot be killed. Hadi soon realises he has created a monster: one that needs human flesh to survive - first from the guilty, and then from anyone who crosses its path.

©2013 Ahmed Saadawi, English translation copyright © Jonathan Wright, 2018 (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • 11-05-2020

Interesting concept

Interesting ideas and point of view but it suffers from descriptive writing. The audio is not great, monotone and the choice of making accents is appalling.

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