The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’ by Robin de Crespigny

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July–August 2012, no. 343

The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’ by Robin de Crespigny

Viking, $29.95 pb, 360 pp

The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’ by Robin de Crespigny

by
July–August 2012, no. 343

Do you remember them on the television news? Stumbling down gangplanks onto our shores, with flickering cubes of light instead of heads. Wearing strange clothes and eating stranger food. They harboured terror and disease. They were said to sacrifice their children. How did it come to this?

Paul Morgan reviews 'The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali al Jenabi, the "Oskar Schindler of Asia"' by Robin de Crespigny

The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’

by Robin de Crespigny

Viking, $29.95 pb, 360 pp

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