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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Lovers by Rod Nordland
    The Lovers - by Rod Nordland

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473607026 | ISBN 10: 1473607027

    A story of forbidden love.   Zakia and Mohammad Ali are a modern day Romeo and Juliet. Two young Afghan lovers - he a Shia, she a Sunni - who defied their families risking their lives in order to be together. "...a heartbreaking tale of ill ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
    Thirteen Ways of Looking - by Colum McCann

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869857 | ISBN 10: 1408869853

    As it was, it was like being set down in the best of poems, carried into a cold landscape, blindfolded, turned around, unblindfolded, forced, then, to invent new ways of seeing.   It is a cold day in January when J. Mendelssohn wakes in his Up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez
    Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780751561463 | ISBN 10: 0751561460

    The brand new novel from the author of the Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.  Six women forever joined by a little cafe in Kabul.   Sunny, former proprietor of the Little Coffee Shop and new owner of the Screaming ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pearl That Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
    The Pearl That Broke its Shell - by Nadia Hashimi

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780062244765 | ISBN 10: 0062244760

    Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lis ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman
    In the Light of What We Know - by Zia Haider Rahman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447231233 | ISBN 10: 1447231236

    A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century.  One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his marriage unravelling, receives a surpr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blind Man
    The Blind Man's Garden - by Nadeem Aslam

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571287949 | ISBN 10: 0571287948

    From the author of Maps for Lost Lovers comes a searing, exquisitely written novel set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11 - a story of war, of one family's losses, and of the simplest, most enduring human impulses.   Jeo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez
    The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul - by Deborah Rodriguez

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780751550405 | ISBN 10: 075155040x

    The internationally bestselling novel about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there - as if Maeve Binchy had written The Kite Runner.   In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Taliban Cricket Club by Timeri N Murari
    The Taliban Cricket Club - by Timeri N Murari

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781743311479 | ISBN 10: 1743311478

    A soaring novel of resilience, hope, strength and tenderness, The Taliban Cricket Club reveals how love can overcome, and outwit, even the power of tyrants.  Rukhsana, a spirited young journalist in Kabul, is summoned to the infamous Ministry for th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freshta by Petra Procházková, translated by  Julia Sherwood
    Freshta - by Petra Procházková, translated by Julia Sherwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780957132641 | ISBN 10: 0957132646

    Welcome to Kabul: one family, countless secrets.   When Herra, a Russian-Tadjik woman, falls in love with Nadir, an Afghan, she has no idea about the life that awaits her in post-Taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join. ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Sea There are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda
    In the Sea There are Crocodiles - by Fabio Geda

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099555452 | ISBN 10: 009955545x

    A bestseller in Italy, a beautiful, heartbreaking novel based on the true story of an Afghan boy’s journey in search of safety.  Recommended by PEN   One night before putting him to bed, Enaiatollah’s mother tells him three things: do ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
    The Kite Runner - by Khaled Hosseini

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408824856 | ISBN 10: 140882485x

    Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to gain the approval of his father and resolves to win the local kite-fighting tournament, to prove that he has the makings of a man. His loyal friend Hassan promises to help him - for he always helps Amir - but this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie
    Burnt Shadows - by Kamila Shamsie

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781408800874 | ISBN 10: 140880087x

    Shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2009, this is a powerful, sweeping epic crossing generations, cultures and continents.  In a prison cell in the US, a man stands trembling, naked, fearfully waiting to be shipped to Guantánamo Bay. How did it come ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam
    The Wasted Vigil - by Nadeem Aslam

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571238804 | ISBN 10: 0571238807

    'This land and its killing epochs.' Nadeem Aslam's dazzling new novel takes place in modern-day Afghanistan.   A Russian woman named Lara arrives at the house of Marcus Caldwell, an Englishman and widower living in an old perfume factory in the sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear by Atiq Rahimi
    A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear - by Atiq Rahimi

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099461968 | ISBN 10: 009946196x

    In his extraordinary novella Earth and Ashes (now a feature film), Atiq Rahimi distilled all the suffering of the Afghan people into the heart-breaking story of a grandfather seeking revenge for his daughter’s death. In his new novel, he once again u ... more

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