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read ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Emma Jane Kirby review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB The source of that terrible noise I hardly want to You won't understand because you weren't there You can't understand You see I thought I'd heard seagulls screeching Seagulls fighting over a lucky catch Birds Just birds' Emma Jane Kirby has r. He could not ignore the fact that the waving hands had always been visible to him They had waved in the water yes but they had also waved from the reception centre from the church steps and from the roadside where he had jogged past them blindly They had waved from the newspaper columns and from the television screens where he had filtered them out and switched them off They had always been in his line of vision and he had chosen not to see themOn the way home he crossed over the road to pause at the migrant boat graveyard where a flotilla of wooden cadavers lay marooned on the gravel their hulls splintered with unsightly wounds The worn out vessels were lying heavily on their sides as if in a gesture of surrender He winced as he looked at them For how many years now had desperate people washed up here drained of every last drop of their strength He clenched his jaw And how many smashed wrecks would it take before Europe stopped debating and instead agreed to do something

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read ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Emma Jane Kirby review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Eported extensively on the reality of mass migration today In The Optician of Lampedusa she brings to life the moving testimony of an ordinary man whose late summer boat trip off a Sicilian island unexpectedly turns into a tragic rescue missio. This book was a pretty bland reading experience and I think that s because I was expecting either a non fiction style recounting of the event and its political backdrop or a first person account from the journalist s perspective in interviewing him Instead the style comes across as The Optician of Lampedusa the Novelization Which I think is fine I understand why it is that way it makes his story into A Story and focuses on human emotions above all else in a situation when we re often only given the cold facts and it s easy for people to avoid empathising The book has a raison d etre beyond being a good read But it wasn t a good read Which is a shame because I thought I would enjoy it and I was looking forward to reading a book about the refugee crisis

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read ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Emma Jane Kirby review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB From an award winning BBC journalist this moving book turns the testimony of an accidental hero into a timeless story about the awakening of human courage and conscience 'I can hardly begin to describe to you what I saw as our boat approached. Just Wow What a powerful accountThis book stunned me into silenceFor one so small it swells tears with words its paragraphs pull punches each chapter is a slap in the face to the reality we ve become accustomed numbed toIt made my jaw slack my insides twist we re all guilty of looking the other way like the Optician initially does with the call for charity donations but we have to hope or we have to change so that we re the one in whatever way we can being those helping handsThis also serves a poignant reminder of the truth humanity in all this what the Mr Abate s of this world can t fathom in their cruel little minds cold hearts that for a migrant there isn t choice that that risk is actually better than what they re currently subjected toThat s what hurts But it should doAnd the images in this book do that far better than any news report but they also beautifully convey the human spirit within the saviours the saved the lostWe can t always do as much as we d like but just by buying this book that s something especially at places where they donate to charity read inform yourselves change your perspective for the better SHARE THIS STORY


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    read ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Emma Jane Kirby review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB A deeply upsetting read that is 100% relevant Anyone who thinks they understand the human element of the current refugee crisis should read this as soon as they can This is not an issue of any bullst reclamation of a nation or any other fascist cp that seems to be being spouted currently this is a human issue with real human suffering at it's core I urge anyone and everyone to read this book now I also urge people in the UK to

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    review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB If you’re like me then you’ve never heard of Lampedusa It’s a tiny island with a huge problem Every year thousands of refugees fleeing Africa wash up on its shores The Optician of Lampedusa is written by BBC reporter Emma Jane Kirby She tells the true story of Lampedusa’s only optician and the day that changed his life forever In Oc

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    review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB read ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Emma Jane Kirby free read The Optician of Lampedusa “How naive he’d been thought the optician how naive Because there would always be greater sorrow deeper and unfathomable than any of us could ever imagine” p 83Bad things happen all the time Suffering is a feature of life for many people

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    review The Optician of Lampedusa Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB I'm so grateful to Waterstones for including this marvelous little book in their 6 best books of 2016 list otherwise who knows when I'd have come across it He could not ignore the fact that the waving hands had always been

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