Novels

Novels

In all of Sawa's world languages

Novels  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Waciny Laredj

    Welcome to the year 2084 when the Arab world is now comprised of three major, warring states.  This dystopian, Orwellian tale is the "1984" of the Middle East.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Elif Shafak

    The author was accused of insulting Turkey for writing this book and nearly went to prison.  It tells the story of two families, one Turkish and one Armenian-American, as they struggle to forge their identities against the backdrop of Turkey's violent history.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels, Historical fiction
    Author:  Alan Gold

    Gertrude Bell broke all the rules about how Victorian women were supposed to behave.  She was an academic, linguist, politician, and adventurer who was a peer of Lawrence of Arabia and an adviser to kings.  This is the carefully researched, mesmerizing biographical novel of this amazing woman by Alan Gold.

    $44.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Paulo Coelho

    Paulo Coelho's novel of good and evil and the battle for the souls of the village. In this novel of temptation, it all hinges on the decision of a poor bartender who agrees to a wager with the devil.

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  George Orwell

    The classic, yet still terrifying, dystopian novel by George Orwell tells of life in 1984 Oceania.  Ruled by the Party and under the watchful, intrusive eye of Big Brother, Winston Smith is guilty of undiscovered "thought crimes" who, as the result of an illicit affair becomes involved with the resistance.

    $22.95
  • Language:  German
    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.  Here in German, translated from the Portuguese.

    $19.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Paulo Coelho

    Relates the story of Tetsuya, the best archer of the country, who conveys his teachings to a boy in his village. The daily work, discipline and effort to overcome difficulties, as well as the courage to make risky decisions are themes that appear throughout the novella.  Coelho focuses on the values that govern our day to day life...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ziad Ahmad Mahafizah

    A Jordanian immigrant to the USA returns to Amman to build his life again in his home country.  He partners with a friend to open a coffee shop that soon becomes a popular hangout in Amman.  Here, in this shop, all the hopes, fears, and disappointments of the customers are expressed without judgment. The newly returned immigrant must...

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Aziz Mohammed

    A wannabe writer tries to write a diary about his own life after reading Kafka, but soon becomes frustrated with the how benign his life is.  A first novel by Saudi author and poet, Aziz Mohammed.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Dima Wannous

    A young woman sees herself in the unfinished manuscript she is reading.  It is about a woman dominated by fear.  A second novel by Syrian writer, Dima Wannous, who was named one of the most talented 39 writers under the age of 40 by the Beirut39 project.

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Atef Abu Saif

    A young girl is taken to London for a medical procedure, but then is unable to return to her home in Gaza because of the Nakba.  Renamed Christina, she is raised and educated in London.  When her adoptive father dies, his sisters send her back to Gaza to fend for herself and find her family.  

    $28.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Walid Shurafa

    A family is evicted from their house and land by Israeli settlers.  Years later, the adult grandson tries to return to the village to visit the old house, but is refused entry by the current resident.  A fight ensues, someone dies, and the grandson relives his life in memories from a prison cell.  The second novel by Palestinian...

    $22.95
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