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The Solace of Trees: A Novel
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ean: 9780997316902, isbn: 099731690X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
The Solace of Trees tells the story of Amir, a young boy of secular Muslim heritage who witnesses his family’s murder in the Bosnian War. Amir hides in a forest, mute and shocked, among refugees fleeing for their lives. Narrowly escaping death, he ...
Kabbalah: A Love Story
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ean: 9780767924139, isbn: 0767924134,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Sometime, somewhere, someone is searching for answers . . .. . . in a thirteenth-century castle. . . on a train to a concentration camp. . . in a New York city apartmentHidden within the binding of an ancient text that has been passed down through th...
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ean: 9780345813800, isbn: 0345813804,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
A triumph of poetic beauty and a moving meditation on how love and food are inextricably entwined, Mãn is a seductive and luminous work of literature from Kim Thúy, whose first book, Ru, was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, received ...
Song of the Water Saints
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ean: 9780375725494, isbn: 0375725490,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
This vibrant, provocative début novel explores the dreams and struggles of three generations of Dominican women. Graciela, born on the outskirts of Santo Domingo at the turn of the century, is a headstrong adventuress who comes of age during the U.S...
Alamut (Scala Translation)
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ean: 9781556436819, isbn: 1556436815,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Alamut takes place in 11th Century Persia, in the fortress of Alamut, where self-proclaimed prophet Hasan ibn Sabbah is setting up his mad but brilliant plan to rule the region with a handful of elite fighters who are to become his "living daggers." ...
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ean: 9780140263350, isbn: 0140263357,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Possessing a wisdom and maturity rarely found in a first novelist, Korean-American writer Nora Okja Keller tells a heartwrenching and enthralling tale in this, her literary debut. Comfort Woman is the story of Akiko, a Korean refugee of World War II,...
Draining the Sea
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ean: 9781594483554, isbn: 1594483558,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The extraordinary new novel from the winner of the 2004 Lannan Literary Fellowship, 2005 PEN USA Literary Award for Fiction, and the 2006 Whiting Writers Award."A new work of obsession, tragedy, and the unpredictable trajectories of the heart."(Crist...
The Shining City (THE AL-ANDALUS SERIES) (Volume 1)
ean: 9780957689169, isbn: 0957689160,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
In the year 947 AD Qasim, a potter, lives in the new city of Madinat al-Zahra; he is a good husband and father. He works hard, says his prayers and keeps out of trouble. But Qasim has a secret; his past is not what it seems. When a stranger arr...
Censoring an Iranian Love Story
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ean: 9780307390424, isbn: 030739042X,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
In his first novel to appear in English, “one of Iran's most important living fiction writers” (The Guardian) shows what it’s like to live and love there today. In a country where mere proximity between a man and a woman may be the prologue t...
Alexander the Great
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mpn: 9780143035138, ean: 9780143035138, isbn: 0143035134,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Tough, resolute, fearless. Alexander was a born warrior and a ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. When he died in 323 B.C.E. at age thirty-two, his vast empire comprised more than two mill...
Fear of Beauty
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ean: 9781616147020, isbn: 1616147024,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The battered body of an Afghan boy is found at the base of a cliff outside a remote village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Did he fall as most of the villagers think? Or is this the work of American soldiers, as others want to believe? Not far fro...
A River Sutra
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ean: 9780679752479, isbn: 0679752471,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
With imaginative lushness and narrative elan, Mehta provides a novel that combines Indian storytelling with thoroughly modern perceptions into the nature of love--love both carnal and sublime, treacherous and redeeming. "Conveys a world that is spiri...
Bright Lines: A Novel
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781504760539, isbn: 1504760530,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The New York City Gracie Book Club's inauguarl pick, this vibrant debut novel set in Brooklyn and Bangladesh follows three young women and a family struggling to make peace with secrets and their past.For as long as she can remember, Ella has longed...
Home Fire: A Novel
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ean: 9780735217690, isbn: 9780735217690,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
“Ingenious… Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I’ve read in a novel this century.” —The New York TimesWINNER OF THE 2018 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE The suspenseful and heartbreaking story o...
The Story of the Stone, Vol. 2: The Crab-Flower Club
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ean: 9780140443264, isbn: 0140443266,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The Story of the Stone (c. 1760), also known by the title of The Dream of the Red Chamber, is the great novel of manners in Chinese literature. "The Story of the Stone" (c. 1760), also known as "The Dream of the Red Chamber", is one of the greatest...
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ean: 9781978090422, isbn: 1978090420,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 164 reviews
Mohamed, a Sunni Muslim, grows up in Syria under the Assad regime, never knowing from one day to the next if he will survive. Immigrating to the United States to study medicine in 1995, he embraces freedom with a passion. He finds the love of his lif...
Please Look After Mom (Vintage Contemporaries)
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ean: 9780307739513, isbn: 0307739511,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her. Yet as long-held secrets and private sorrows begin ...
The Stone Woman: A Novel (The Islam Quintet)
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ean: 9781781680049, isbn: 1781680043,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Each year, when the weather in Istanbul becomes unbearable, the family of Iskender Pasha, a retired Ottoman notable, retires to its summer palace overlooking the Sea of Marmara. It is 1899 and the last great Islamic empire is in serious trouble. A fo...
The Journey of Ibn Fattouma
By Mahfouz, Naguib/ Johnson-Davies, Denys (TRN)
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ean: 9780385423342, isbn: 0385423349,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
In this provocative and dreamy parable, a young man disillusioned by the corruption of his homeland sets out on a quest to find Gebel, the land of perfection, from which no one has ever returned. On his way, Ibn Fattouma passes through a series of...
The Golden Legend: A novel (Vintage International)
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ean: 9781101973387, isbn: 1101973382,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road in the fictional Pakistani city of Zamara, Nargis’s life begins to crumble around her. Soon her husband—and fellow architect—is dead and, under threat from a powerful military intelligence officer, sh...
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