Fiction

Fiction

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

Fiction  

  • Language:  Arabic, English
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  John Steinbeck

    Originally published in 1937, this novel tells the story of two displaced migrant farm workers who move around California searching for work during the Great Depression. It has been banned or challenged numerous times for offensive and racist language and appears on the American Library Association's list of the Most Challenged Books of the...

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  F. Scott Fitzgerald

    The classic novel of 1920s American prosperity and idealism tells the story of the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his passion and obsession for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan.  Considered a "Great American Novel", it provides a critical social histroy of America during the Roaring Twenties, and is a long-standing regular on...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Jhumpa Lahiri

    The award-winning author of "The Interpreter of Maladies" continues the theme of the immigrant experience fraught with the problems of assimilation and the conflicted path between old and new generations. The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their vexing transformation into...

    $39.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Abdullahi Noor Hassan

    Culture and tradition collide in this tragic love story.

    $32.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Bernice Chauly

    The fictional biography of Malaysian writer Bernice Chauly who traces bloodlines and the ghosts of family history to solve a curse that has plagued her family. Her mother was Chinese and her father was Punjabi. They fell in love and got married despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Their first child, Bernice, brings peace to the families,...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Mohammed Gharbi Omran

    Arwa al-Suhayli ruled Yemen for 40 years in the 5th century. She was the first queen of Islam and was popularly referred to as "the noble Queen" and "the little queen of Sheba." She is believed to have been independent, beautiful, highly intelligent, well-educated, and talented in the womanly arts. Queen Arwa established schools and...

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  William Peter Blatty

    The 1971 horror classic about the demonic possession of 12-year-old Regan MacNeill and the two priests who attempt to exorcise the demon.  Terrifying in any language.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Paul Auster

    By award-winning, acclaimed author, Paul Auster. He takes seemingly disparate characters and events, like young squatters in a Brooklyn apartment, the Hospital for Broken Things (known for repairing artifacts), and a 28-year-old man who is estranged from his parents and whose job is trashing-out foreclosed properties in Florida, and creates a...

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ahmed Saadawi

    A new novel by the acclaimed author of "Frankenstein in Baghdad." Ali thought he was dead when he saw an old man using chalk to draw a series of doors on the wall.  The old man invited Ali to come and open one of the doors (if he could) because on the other side of the door was a better world.

    $27.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Usama al-'Issa

    Winner of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Literature. In this novel, Palestinian novelist, Usama al-'Issa narrates the history of Bethlehem and Palestine through the stories of patients in a mental hospital near the Dheisheh refugee camp.

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Orhan Pamuk

    By the Nobel Prize-winning author, Orhan Pamuk, this is a new Arabic edition of Snow just released in 2017.  It tells the story of Ka, a poet, who returns to Turkey after 12 years of political exile.  One of his motives for returning is to investigate a spate of suicides by teenage girls.  As a heavy snowfall cuts off the city of...

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Historical fiction
    Author:  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    The love story of the ages and international bestseller by Nobel Prize-winning author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Florentino is devastated when the love of his life chooses to marry a wealthy doctor.  Ever the romantic, he lives his life and builds his business.  Fifty years and 622 affairs later, Florentino can finally, once again,...

    $23.95
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