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World Fiction - Syria -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 8 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 From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan
    From a Low and Quiet Sea - by Donal Ryan

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784160265 | ISBN 10: 1784160261

    ***LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018*** ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018***   Farouk’s country has been torn apart by war.  Lampy’s heart has been laid waste by Chloe.  John’s past torments him as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini, illustrated by Dan Williams
    Sea Prayer - by Khaled Hosseini, illustrated by Dan Williams

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526602718 | ISBN 10: 1526602717

    My dear Marwan, I look at your profile in the glow of this moon, my boy, your eyelashes like calligraphy, closed in guileless sleep. And I say to you, 'Hold my hand. Nothing bad will happen.'   A deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Knives in the Kitchens of This City by Khaled Khalifa, translated by Leri Price
    No Knives in the Kitchens of This City - by Khaled Khalifa, translated by Leri Price

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167812 | ISBN 10: 9774167813

    Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature: an eloquent portrayal of life under dictatorship by an acclaimed Syrian writer.  In the once beautiful city of Aleppo, one Syrian family descends into tragedy and ruin. Irrepressible Sawsan f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Another Jihadi Jane by Tabish Khair
    Just Another Jihadi Jane - by Tabish Khair

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902932545 | ISBN 10: 1902932544

    At first glance, Jamilla and Ameena couldn’t be more different. Both are Yorkshire-born teenage girls of South Asian descent; but whereas Jamilla lives with her conservative Muslim family and is quiet, religious and academically bright, the more wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking Knees: Sixty-Three Very Short Stories from Syria by Zakaria Tamer
    Breaking Knees: Sixty-Three Very Short Stories from Syria - by Zakaria Tamer

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902932453 | ISBN 10: 1902932455

    Wry, satirical and bawdy, Tamers stories are always informed by his dark view of humanity and of Syrian society in particular. Through these glimpses of corrupt, fearful lives under a violent dictatorship, it is possible to discern echoes of the sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silence and the Roar by Nihad Sirees
    The Silence and the Roar - by Nihad Sirees

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908968296 | ISBN 10: 190896829x

    With The Silence and the Roar, Nihad Sirees writes a powerful, life-affirming and Kafkaesque novel about a censored writer trying to live a normal life under a Middle Eastern dictatorship, Syria.   Fathi, a writer no longer permitted to write, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Azazeel by Youssef Ziedan
    Azazeel - by Youssef Ziedan

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848874299 | ISBN 10: 1848874294

    Set in the 5th century AD, Azazeel is the exquisitely crafted tale of a Coptic monk's journey from Upper Egypt to Alexandria and then Syria during a time of massive upheaval in the early Church. The monk, Hypa, embarks on a journey both physical and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sarmada by Fadi Azzam
    Sarmada - by Fadi Azzam

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906697341 | ISBN 10: 1906697345

    Three women struggle against the forces of society, family, and passion in a small Druze village in the south of Syria as the country itself struggles against the forces of the Ottoman Empire, the French Empire, and then the Baath.   The v ... more

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