Fiction

Fiction

Adult fiction including novels, short stories, and science fiction in all of Sawa's world languages

Fiction  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Agatha Christie

    First published in 1970 just in time for Christie's 80th birthday, this is the last spy novel she ever wrote. Sir Stafford Nye is drawn into a dangerous game of political intrigue when he meets a mysterious woman in the passenger waiting area at the Frankfurt airport. She confides that someone is trying to kill her, and now he is also in danger.

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Agatha Christie

    First published in 1976, this novel was actually written much earlier during World War II. Upon completion the manuscript was deposited in a bank vault for her husband until her death when it was finally published. This is the story of Miss Marple's final case.  She is called to help a young woman who is being terrorized in her new home by...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Abdullah Sakhi

    The Iraqi refugee lives in Damascus, Beirut, Aden, London, anywhere but in Iraq. Regardless of the cruel realities of the new residence, the refugee returns again and again to Iraq through inner narratives and dreams. The mother of our protagonist was a healer who treated all the sick children in the village.  He remembers her unique...

    $19.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ali Smith

    It received rave reviews in both the New York Times and The Guardian. The story goes like this: at a lovely dinner party one evening, a guest named Miles goes upstairs between dinner and dessert and locks himself in the spare bedroom and refuses to leave or communicate for months.  What happens next, according to the reviews, is nothing...

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Tahar Ben Jelloun

    Winner of the Dublin Prize, this is undoubtedly one of the most enchanted books by the award-winning Moroccan author. Ben Jelloun takes the ten tales of Perrault (Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, etc.), masterfully reworks them in an Arab and Muslim context, and presents them in the manner of the Thousand and One Nights.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Waciny Laredj

    Winner of the 2015 Katara Prize, this is the haunting story of one family in the modern Arab world.  A world of brutal dictatorships and vague revolutions.  A fragile kingdom where everyone is afraid of everyone, and everyone dreams of taking revenge on everyone, and everyone is lying in wait. 

    $26.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Harper Lee

    Considered one of the best novels of the 20th century, yet consistently banned and challenged since it was first published in 1962, Harper Lee's novel of race relations in the 1930s American South has been translated into 40 languages with 40 million copies sold. It is available here in German and is a Spiegel bestseller.

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Paulo Coelho

    Paulo Coelho's gripping biographical novel about Mata Hari, an exotic dancer turned wrongly accused spy.  He weaves a riveting tale of her life through a fictional letter she writes to her lawyer from prison. Translated from the Portuguese.

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Rasim Qasim

    A gripping novel about Shamdeen, a Yazidi woman who is taken along with all the other women and children, from her village in Northern Iraq.  Will they survive?  What horrors await them?

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Abbad Yahya

    In the face of death threats and a ban on his novel, Palestinian author, Abbad Yahya is now living in exile. The Palestinian Authority has banned this book because it "threatens morality and public decency".  The novel chronicles the lives of three young men, one of whom is gay, who are involved in a woman's murder in the city of Ramallah...

    $28.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Guillaume Musso

    The Arabic translation of the suspense-filled page-turner by bestselling French author, Guillaume Musso. Alice and Gabriel wake up on a Central Park bench handcuffed to each other.  They do not know each other.  The night before she was in Paris and he was in Dublin.  They have no choice but to team up and figure out what is going on.

    $26.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Jule Maiwald

    Anne is about to turn 40 and for her birthday she has gathered all of her friends together for her ex-husband's funeral.  Except Richard is not dead. The funeral is a symbolic parting of a love gone wrong followed by a big party.  Soon divorced women everywhere are staging funerals and celebrating their freedom.  Then Anne meets...

    $23.95
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