Clarissa Hjalmarsson loves to read! And occasionally to write. She is a second year graduate medical student at Lucy Cavendish College with a previous degree in Arabic and History from SOAS, London. She welcomes feedback, stories, and ideas for future writing. Get in touch at: email@example.com
Kassem Eid’s memoir moves through life in pre-war Syria to his time as a FSA resistance fighter and beyond. Beautifully written, captivating and horrific in equal parts, My Country: A Syrian Memoir is a must read, writes Clarissa Hjalmarsson.