An Evil Cradling by Brian Keenan

"An Evil Cradling" is a harrowing memoir of a man's four-year captivity in Beirut, Lebanon. Captured by fundamentalist Shi'ite militiamen in 1986, the author, an Irish citizen, endures solitary confinement, starvation, and brutal physical abuse. Despite his grim situation, he manages to find humanity in the most unlikely of places and individuals, including one of his captors. His eventual release is a poignant moment of triumph against the backdrop of his traumatic ordeal.

The 6536th greatest book of all time


Published
1991
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
300-350
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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