When private alienation meets global terrorism

Non-fiction; The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern; Tragedy; By Masha Gessen; Scribe, €19.95

21st August, 2015
Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev pictured in the act of planting a bomb at the 2013 Boston Marathon. Picture: Getty

At 2.49pm on April 15, 2013,0 two bombs exploded as streams of runners crossed the finishing line of the Boston Marathon. The attack killed three people and seriously injured 264, including 16 who lost limbs.

The bombs were planted by brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. In the ensuing manhunt, Tamerlan was killed and Dzhokhar was captured. Last May, Dzhokhar was sentenced to death.

The Tsarnaev Brothers is an immersive, forensic attempt to dissect the metamorphosis of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar...

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