Novels

Novels

In all of Sawa's world languages

Novels  

  • 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:  Somali
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Abdullahi Noor Hassan

    An intimate novel about life, love, and revolution in Somalia.

    $29.95
    Add to cart
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Waciny Laredj

    Yacine is an Algerian sculptor haunted by the fear of being murdered and his sculptures destroyed. When he is invited to Amsterdam to take part in an art exhibition, he decides to leave Algiers permanently. It was in Amsterdam, twenty years earlier, that he met the only woman he has ever loved.  Fitna however disappeared in the mists...

    $23.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Iraj Pezeshkzad

    The wildly popular Iranian novel has sold millions of copies, and when it was banned by the Islamic Republic in 1979, the novel, along with its counterpart television series, continued to thrive underground.  The tension between reality and imagination comes to a head when a pathetic little man, because of his real-life failures, turns...

    $29.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ali Bader

    By award-winning Iraqi journalist and novelist, Ali Bader, this novel centers on a musician in Baghdad whose body is discovered floating in the Tigris River. The narrator of the story, a journalist, is sent to cover the story and discovers that the dead man is not Kamal Medhat, but actually a Jewish violinist Yousef Sami Saleh. The quest to...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Ali Smith

    Previously shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this is a fun, entertaining story about a mysterious stranger who shows up at a family's summer vacation. Her startling appearance in their lives transforms each member of the family allowing them to see themselves in fresh new light.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Cecelia Ahern

    A young woman is crossing a bridge one night and sees a man ready to jump and take his own life.  In desperation, she talks him down and into a deal: give her two weeks and she will prove that life is worth living. They embark on a poignant journey to discover the true meaning of life.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  M. I. Quandour

    Historical novel by award-winning author, screenwriter and filmmaker, M.I. Quandour.  This is the story of Abdul Rahman I, a member of the Umayyad ruling family of Syria who founded the Umayyad dynasty in Spain in the 8th century.  Rahman defeated the governor of Al-Andalus and made Cordoba his capital. Despite numerous rebellions by...

    $32.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Novels
    Author:  Leila Slimani

    Winner of France's top literary award, the Goncourt Prize 2016, the novel has been a bestseller in France.  Written by a former journalist, this is a thriller that opens with the murder of two young children killed by their nanny. It is loosely based on the real story of a nanny from Dominican Republic who was accused of killing the...

    $21.95
  • 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
Items per page
© SAWA BOOKS     2015 - 2017    All rights reserved
..