Book List in Order:9 titles

  • A masterpiece from the best-selling author of the dark side of love. A murder in Damascus, a love with the power to save a young mans life In his latest novel, Rafik Schami ventures to the land of his childhood, where he is now unable to safely retur...


  • Amid the turmoil of modern Damascus, one teenage boy finds his political voice in a message of rebellion that echoes throughout Syria and as far away as Western Europe. Inspired by his dearest friend, old Uncle Salim, he begins a journal to record hi...


  • A new international bestseller from the award-winning author of The Dark Side of Love In the narrow streets of the old city of Damascus, a rumor is circulating: Nura, the beautiful wife of the famous calligrapher Hamid Farsi, has escaped. Why would s...


  • An international bestseller available in English for the first time,a story of forbidden love set against the background of Arabic culture and endless feuds between clansA dead man hangs from the portal of St Paul s Chapel in Damascus. He was a Musli...



  • When a poor widow falls ill from exhaustion, her children decide they must go out to work. First Hassan takes a job with a castle lord. Promised gold if he can hold his temper, Hassan fails the test, so his sister Fatima steps in to try her luck. Her...


  • Once upon a time there was a little crow who was not content just to sit in his nest all day like the other little crows. One day he taught himself to stand on his beak--much to the contempt of the older crows. The little crow's ability to stand on h...


  • It is 1959, Damascus. The most famous storyteller in Damascus, Salim, the coachman, has mysteriously lost his voice. For seven nights, his seven old friends gather to break the spell with their seven different, unique stories -- some personal, some m...


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    Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book 2018 An authentic taste of the old Damascene tradition of storytelling that will inspire children's imagination An old storyteller roams through the old quarter of Damascus. For only one piaster, he offers to s...