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  • Iraq+100
    Iraq+100 (English, Paperback) Hassan Blasim, Anoud

    Iraq + 100 poses a question to contemporary Iraqi writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2103 exactly 100 years after the disastrous American and British-led invasion of Iraq? How might that war reach across a century of repair and rebirth, and affect the state of the country its politics, its religion, its language, its culture and how might Iraq have finally escaped its chaos,...

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  • The Iraqi Christ
    The Iraqi Christ (Paperback) Hassan Blasim

    A second collection of short stories from this acclaimed Iraqi author, exploring the chaos of post-invasion Baghdad.

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  • The Madman of Freedom Square
    The Madman of Freedom Square (English, Paperback) Hassan Blasim

    From the Iran?Iraq War through the Occupation, this collection of fictional short stories presents an uncompromising view of the relationship between the West and Iraq, as well as a haunting critique of the postwar refugee experience. Blending allegory with historical realism and subverting expectations in an unflinching comedy of the macabre, these tales manage to be both phantasmagoric and...

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  • The Corpse Exhibition
    The Corpse Exhibition (English, Paperback) Hassan Blasim

    A blistering debut that does for the Iraqi perspective on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan what Phil Klay'sRedeployment does for the American perspective...

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  • Madinah
    Madinah (English, Paperback) Nedim Gursel, Gamal Al-Ghitani

    'Madinah' - the Arabic word for 'city' - may conjure labyrinthine streets and the hustle and bustle of the souq in Westerners' minds, but for the inhabitants of the Middle East it is a much more mercurial thing, and one that's changing today faster than ever....

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  • Iraq + 100
    Iraq + 100 (English, Paperback) Hassan Blasim

    A groundbreaking anthology of science fiction from Iraq that will challenge your perception of what it means to be ?The Other?...

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  • The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes
    The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes (English, Paperback) Rashid Razaq

    Based on an award-winning short story by Hassan Blasim, an exiled Iraqi writer who is winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.

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  • Il matto di Piazza della libertà
    Il matto di Piazza della libertà (Italian, Paperback) Hassan Blasim

    Immaginate un uomo rapito e costretto a dichiarare in video di aver commesso atroci crimini in nome della religione. Oppure un viaggio di clandestini diretti in Europa che si trasforma in una carneficina. Immaginate un soldato che, rimasto chiuso in una stanza per diversi giorni con la sua amata, per sopravvivere si nutre del suo corpo e del suo sangue. Cadaveri che parlano, lupi mannari, teste...

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  • Der Verrückte vom Freiheitsplatz
    Der Verrückte vom Freiheitsplatz (German, Paperback) Hassan Blasim

    Wie erzählt man von einem Land, das sich seit 35 Jahren im Krieg befindet? Von Geiselnehmern in Bagdad, der institutionalisierten Paranoia unter Saddam, dem Soldaten mit den hellseherischen Fähigkeiten, den Hasen in der Grünen Zone, dem Lied der Ziegen, den 1001 Messern und dem Mehlsack voller Köpfe? Wie erzählt man von der Psyche des Krieges, von dem alltäglichen Horror, der immer mehr...

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