Monsters In Mayhem in the French Speaking World
Introduction The story is taking place in Algeria, in a small village called Ghachimat, during the battle of Alger. At this time of the story, it was war between French who wanted to own the country and Algerian people who wanted their independence. ...
Social and historical context of Algeria in the novel, “In the name of God”. This book shows various ways of toxic masculinity and degrading of women in the early to late 90s in Algeria.
Blog post of the novel
The image posted above is the English cover of the novel.
The social and historical context of 1980s-1990s Algeria along with an analysis of masculinity, power, and disability in the novel In the Name of God.
Here is the author of the novel In the name of God, Yasmina Khadra, from his real name Mohammed Moulessehoul, attending an interview on France 24 (French channel) where he is getting back on his beginning in the world of writing
By Karly Swords
A brief background and history on the context of “In the Name of God” by Yasmina Khadra. This explains the history behind and leading up to the story which takes place as well as an analysis of writing techniques and social constructs.
The key characters in the story are Abbas, Allal, Jafer, Kada, Sarah, Tej, and Zane. These characters are the focus of the story, although many peripheral characters are also used to build and develop the world the author portrays.
In the novel “In The Name Of God” by: Yasmina Khadra (whose real name is Mohammad Moulessehoul) takes you on a horrific journey in small Algerian town named Ghachimat. Throughout the book you well see a lot of hatred and jealousy.