Short Stories

Short Stories

For adults in all of Sawa's world languages

Short Stories  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Franz Kafka

    Originally written in German in 1922, this short story by Franz Kafka centers on a dog and his inquiries into the rationale of his existence in the world.

    $13.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Deek al-Jinn

    Written under the pseudonym that can be translated as, Dick the Supernatural, this is a collection of stories and musings posted on Facebook by an anonymous Jordanian blogger who has a community of followers on FB, Twitter and Youtube numbering more than 300,000. 

    $24.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Abdulkadir Abdulhakim Osman

    In celebration of the camel and its integral part of Somali culture, this is a concise selection of Somali proverbs about camel herders, popular short stories that illustrate the nomadic life, and songs of sung by camel herders to calm the animals.

    $18.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Bu Khalaf

    A collection of short stories from the United Arab Emirates.

    $11.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Musa Mohamed Cisse

    A collection of short stories highlighting the culture shock and other issues facing the Somali diaspora at large.

    $29.95
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  • 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
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Hassan Blasim

    The English translation of this critically-acclaimed collection of short stories won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and was named one of Publisher's Weekly 10 Best Books of the Year.  This Arabic version is banned in Jordan.  The author, Hassan Blasim, fled Iraq due to persecution and now lives in exile in Finland....

    $28.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Agatha Christie

    Originally published in 1931, this is a collection of 12 short stories, each featuring the elusive Mr. Quin. He appears and disappears like a flash of light throughout the collection -- the only thing known about Quin, as observed by his friend, Mr. Satterthwaite, is that the appearance of Mr. Quin is always an omen -- sometimes good, sometimes...

    $26.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Ali Alsoudani

    A collection of 63 short stories -- satirical, serious, positive, negative, funny, tragic -- by Iraqi novelist, Alsoudani, about life in Baghdad.  The cover illustration was designed by Iraqi artist, Batoul al-Faqiqi.

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Mustafa Shimi

    A collection of short stories by award-winning Egyptian author, Mustafa al-Shimi.  These twelve illustrated stories use magical realism to take the reader on an exploration of love and lust, men and women, immorality and purity.

    $12.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Omar Awais

    The well-received first book by young Egyptian author, Omar Awais, is collection of short stories on varied themes from drama to suspense to fantasy.

    $18.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Short Stories
    Author:  Shukri Mabkhout

    With a doctorate in literature, Tunisian writer Shukri Mabkhout is the author of several works of literary criticism and winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2015.  In this collection of short stories, the author presents expertly crafted tales about modern changes within Arab communities.

    $21.95
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