Through the Underground: Rawi Hage’s Cockroach

BY CHRISTOPHER FELICIANO ARNOLD The narrator of Rawi Hage’s second novel is a nameless immigrant from a nameless war-torn country, struggling to survive in Montreal, “this city with its case of chronic snow.” The story opens shortly after his botched attempt to hang himself in a city park. This failed suicide results in court mandated … Continue reading Through the Underground: Rawi Hage’s Cockroach