Books by Publisher: Arabia Books Ltd

    We Have Buried the Past

    By Abdelkrim Ghallab

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    Paperback £10.25

    This pioneering post-colonial novel was the first break-through Moroccan novel to be written in native Moroccan Arabic. The story follows two generations of the al-Tihamis family whose members characterise distinctive aspects of Moroccan society, and whose lives reflect the profound social changes taking place during the period.

    Ascension to Death

    By Mahmoud Azzam

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    Paperback £10.25

    Originally published in 1987, Ascension to Death is a heartbreaking love story set in the conservative Druze region of southern Syria. It recounts the story of Salma, an orphan girl, who falls in love with a boy from her village but is forced into an arranged marriage.

    Gender Justice and Legal Reform in Egypt

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    Hardback £24.32

    A rich multidimensional study of Muslim family law reform and gender justice in Egypt

    Mumbai to Mecca

    By Ilija Trojanow

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    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.46

    In three short weeks the author experienced a tradition dating back over one thousand years This is his account, personal yet enlightening, for the interested non-Muslims who remain barred from the holy sites of Islam

    Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt

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    The legacies of the Coptic Christian presence in northern Egypt from the fourth century to the present day


    By Miroslav Verner

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    Hardback Save £3.54 = £36.46

    A comprehensive account of half a century's excavation and investigation at one of Egypt's most enigmatic pyramid sites

    Marcus Simaika

    By Samir Simaika

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    Hardback Save £9.52 = £20.43

    "The compelling life and times of a leading figure of modern Coptic Egyptian history"


    By Roberto Alajmo

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    In Palermo, Robert Alajmo lays out a compelling series of reflections on the city's apparently endless facets. Disguised as a tourist's handbook but written from the view of a lifelong resident - with all the experience, affection, inside knowledge and frustrations that entails - Alajmo offers more than the ordinary...

    Jerusalem without God

    By Paola Caridi

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    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    An intimate portrait of the daily realities of life in contemporary Jerusalem

    Farewell Shiraz

    By Cyrus Kadivar

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    Hardback Save £5.63 = £24.32

    A poignant memoir of pre-1979 Iran and the human drama behind the fall of the last shah

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