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Rawi Hage Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Hage's Book Reviews

Cockroach, is a novel whose plot is shaped by the existential questions that are asked by an unnamed narrator who struggles with poverty, drugs, mental illness and suicide. This story opens with the main character, who is unnamed, sitting in a psychiatrists office somewhere in Montreal, Canada. What you learn as a reader is that the narrator is an unstable man, who enjoys beautiful women, steals and breaks into people's homes to sit on their couches and ...