No Friend but the Mountains - Cover
Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian
Published by Picador Australia, 2018
Pages 416
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No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Another amazing book, this one was written by a refugee who was imprisoned at the time. It is about his experience in the prison; something that had been totally covered up by the Australian government. At the time the book was published he was still in prison! It's exceptionally readable, interesting and engaging, but it does have some quite traumatic sections. It's has a beautifully written style interspersed with sections of poetry. You will certainly leave with very strong feelings for what people like this have been put through by our governments. I really gained a lot from reading it.