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World Fiction - Lebanon -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book An Unsafe Haven by Nada Awar Jarrar
    An Unsafe Haven - by Nada Awar Jarrar

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008165048 | ISBN 10: 0008165041

    Nada Awar Jarrar paints an intimate portrait of modern-day Beirut where everyone has a story to tell...  Journalist Hannah is deeply rooted in the city of her birth, reporting first-hand on growing unrest in the region. Her American husband Pet ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol by Elias Khoury
    The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol - by Elias Khoury

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848667723 | ISBN 10: 1848667728

    Lebanon's definitive national epic - a tale of sibling rivalry, civil war and betrayal by perhaps the finest living Arabic novelist.   Why did he return to Beirut?   Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine
    An Unnecessary Woman - by Rabih Alameddine

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472119209 | ISBN 10: 1472119207

    Rabih Alameddine follows his international bestseller The Hakawati with an enchanting story of the life of a book-loving, obsessive, seventy-two-year-old, blue-haired 'unnecessary woman', living in Beirut. This is a novel to savour.  Aaliya Sal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carnival by Rawi Hage
    Carnival - by Rawi Hage

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241964903 | ISBN 10: 0241964903

    Carnival is a new novel from IMPAC Literary Award winner Rawi Hage.   WINNER OF THE PARAGRAPHE HUGH MACLENNAN PRIZE FOR FICTION   There are two types of taxi driver in the Carnival city - the spiders and the flies. The spiders sit and stew in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Somewhere, Home by Nada Awar Jarrar
    Somewhere, Home - by Nada Awar Jarrar

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007221943 | ISBN 10: 0007221940

    This remarkable novel, winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, tells the story of three women, each of them far from where they came, all of whom are still searching for somewhere that can be called home.  Maysa returns to the house th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Mulberries by Iman Humaydan Younes, translated by Michelle Hartman
    Wild Mulberries - by Iman Humaydan Younes, translated by Michelle Hartman

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906697273 | ISBN 10: 1906697272

    Shortlisted for the Banipal Translation Prize 2009.   Sarah is on the brink of adulthood in her village in the mountains of Lebanon in the 1930's, a world itself hesitating on the verge of change. Her father the shaykh is uninterested in an ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Good Land by Nada Awar Jarrar
    A Good Land - by Nada Awar Jarrar

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007221981 | ISBN 10: 0007221983

    The old neighbourhood block in Beirut was home to an ever- changing population as the fighting intensified and lessened. But three people were almost always there.The older Polish woman, Margo, refugee from her past, her country and family after anot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tale of a Certain Orient by Milton Hatoum
    Tale of a Certain Orient - by Milton Hatoum

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747569077 | ISBN 10: 074756907x

    When Emilie, the matriarch of a large and unruly family of Lebanese emigrants, is on her deathbed, her granddaughter must return to Manaus and her childhood home to say goodbye. Here, in the heart of the Amazon, she becomes enveloped in memories, as ... more

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  • Cover image of book A House at the Edge of Tears by Venus Khoury-Ghata
    A House at the Edge of Tears - by Venus Khoury-Ghata

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781555974343 | ISBN 10: 1555974341

    The thought of killing him never crossed my mind. I want to bury him alive. Your threats, your son's moans, our sobs, have been transformed by time into shame, a shame as penetrating as the rain that soaked the four faces fixed on your slightest move ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear Mr Kawabata by Rashid Al-Daif, translated by Paul Starkey
    Dear Mr Kawabata - by Rashid Al-Daif, translated by Paul Starkey

    £7.00   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780704381131 | ISBN 10: 0704381133

    As a young Lebanese man lies dying in a makeshift mortuary in Beirut during the last days of the civil war in 1991, thoughts of his past life flood through his mind. In his disorded imagination, he writes to the Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata wh ... more

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