Book Launch: Siegebreakers by Justin Podur
“Siegebreakers (2019)” an action thriller set in modern-day Gaza that explores themes of rebellion and resistance to Israel’s blockade of the territory.
Under the crushing weight of the siege of Gaza, Laila and Nasser are members of the Palestinian resistance fighting desperately to free their people. Together, they learn of a plan to unite the disparate Palestinian factions and break Israel’s siege. Unknown to them, Ari, a brilliant Israeli spy, has decided that his conscience can no longer allow him to participate in the starvation of Gaza. A double agent whose every move is under mounting suspicion, Ari reaches out to the American contractors who trained him with a secret plan. As they all struggle to break the siege, they face the wrath of the Israeli military machine.
Justin Podur is also the author of Haiti’s New Dictatorship. He has contributed chapters to Empire’s Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan and Real Utopia.