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  • Gate Of The Sun
    Gate Of The Sun (Paperback) Elias Khoury

    In a makeshift hospital in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut, Yunis, an aging Palestinian freedom fighter, lies in a coma. His spiritual son Dr Khaleel --- who has no real medical qualifications - nurses the older man, refusing to admit that his hero may never regain consciousness.

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  • The Journey of Little Gandhi
    The Journey of Little Gandhi (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    "Los Angeles has Joan Didion and Raymond Chandler, and Istanbul, Orhan Pamuk. The beautiful, resilient city of Beirut belongs to Khoury."--Laila Lalami, Los Angeles Times...

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  • Gate of the Sun
    Gate of the Sun (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    Gate of the Sun is the first magnum opus of the Palestinian saga. After their country is torn apart in 1948, two men remain alone in a deserted makeshift hospital in the Shatila camp on the outskirts of Beirut. We enter a vast world of displacement, fear, and tenuous hope. Khalil holds vigil at the bedside of his patient and spiritual father, a storied leader of the Palestinian resistance who has...

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  • Yalo
    Yalo (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    A harrowing and hypnotic novel from the author of Gate of the Sun.

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  • White Masks
    White Masks (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    Why was the corpse of Khalil Ahmad Jaber found in a mound of rubbish? Why did he disappear weeks before his horrific death? And who was he? A journalist begins to piece the truth together...

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  • Waiting for the Barbarians
    Waiting for the Barbarians (English, Hardback) Akeel Bilgrami, Timothy Brennan

    Intends to recover the notion of culture as a collective, hybrid and plural experience, in light of the political imperative that rules us. In bringing together some of the figures closely associated with Said and his scholarship, this volume looks at Said, the literary critic and public intellectual, Palestine, and Said's intellectual legacy.

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  • The Kingdom of Strangers
    The Kingdom of Strangers (Multiple languages, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    This Mosaic portrayal of its author's native Lebanon besieged by civil war . . . expands into a generalized examination of chaos and despair suffered by families everywhere . . . . -Kirkus Reviews

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  • City Gates
    City Gates (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    A visionary novel examining the repercussions of civil war in the Middle East and the effects of displacement follows a stranger as he arrives at the gates of Beirut, a besieged and deserted city from which everyone appears to have fled, and wanders its empty streets in search of his future. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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  • Little Mountain
    Little Mountain (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    Written in the opening phases of the Lebanese Civil War (1975--1990), Little Mountainis told from the perspectives of three characters: a Joint Forces fighter; a distressed civil servant; and an amorphous figure, part fighter, part intellectual. Elias Khoury's language is poetic and piercing as he tells the story of Beirut, civil war, and fractured identity.

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  • Waiting for the Barbarians
    Waiting for the Barbarians (English, Paperback) Akeel Bilgrami, Timothy Brennan

    Intends to recover the notion of culture as a collective, hybrid and plural experience, in light of the political imperative that rules us. In bringing together some of the figures most closely associated with Said and his scholarship, this volume looks at Said, the literary critic and public intellectual, Palestine and Said's intellectual legacy.

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  • White Masks
    White Masks (English, Hardback) Elias Khoury

    This is THE novel of the Lebanese Civil War. Khoury reveals its devastating effects.

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  • Yalo
    Yalo (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    Yalo propels us into a skewed universe of brutal misunderstanding, of love and alienation, of self-discovery and luminous transcendence. At the center of the vortex stands Yalo, a young man drifting between worlds like a stray dog on the streets of Beirut during the Lebanese civil war. Living with his mother who "lost her face in the mirror," he falls in with a dangerous circle whose violent...

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  • Broken Mirrors
    Broken Mirrors (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    Karim Chammas returns to Lebanon, his family, and his past after ten years of establishing a new life in France. Back in Beirut, Karim reacquaints himself with his brother Nassim, now married to his former love Hind, and old friends from the leftist political circles within which he once roamed under the nom de guerre Sinalcol. By the end of his six-month stay, he has been reintroduced to the...

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  • Als schliefe sie
    Als schliefe sie (German, Hardback) Elias Khoury

    Elias Khoury ist einer der tonangebenden Schriftsteller und Intellektuellen der arabischen Welt. Welche Geschichten, fragen seine Bücher, sind ans Licht zu holen, wenn es um die Entstehung des palästinensisch-israelischen Konflikts geht? Mit welchem Gebirge aus Leid, Schmerz und Gewalt muß es eine "Friedensordnung" für den Nahen Osten aufnehmen? ...

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  • Yalo
    Yalo (German, Hardback) Elias Khoury

    So wie für Lawrence Durrell das alte Alexandria die Hauptstadt der Erinnerung war, ist für Elias Khoury das wiederaufgebaute Beirut die Hauptstadt der Amnesie. Yalo, der aus einer christlich-syrianischen Familie stammt, wächst in Beirut auf. Jung gerät er in eine der Milizen des Krieges. Nach dessen Ende wird er Wächter eines Waffenhändlers. In den Hügeln außerhalb Beiruts überfällt er...

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  • Gate of the Sun
    Gate of the Sun (English, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    In a makeshift hospital in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut, Yunes, an aging Palestinian freedom fighter, lies in a coma. Keeping vigil at the old man's bedside is his spiritual son, Khalil, who nurses Yunes, refusing to admit that his hero may never regain consciousness. Like a modern-day Scheherazade, Khalil relates the story of a Palestinian exile while also recalling Yunes's own...

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  • La cueva del sol
    La cueva del sol (Spanish, Paperback) Elias Khoury Currently Unavailable More details
  • El viaje del pequeño Gandhi (Spanish, Paperback) Elias Khoury Currently Unavailable More details
  • La porta del sole (Italian, Paperback) Elias Khoury

    1995, campo profughi di Shat

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  • Yalo
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