Mazen Maarouf - (Last added)
Year of publication: 2019
Mazen Maarouf JOKES FOR THE GUNMEN Translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright Jokes for the Gunmen 1 The Pepper Plant I DREAMED THAT MY FATHER HAD A GLASS EYE. When I woke up my heart was pounding like the heart of a frightened cow, but I was smiling and happy. For a moment I thought my dream had finally come true and my father really did have a glass eye. When I was young, my father gave me a pepper plant for my birthday. It was a strange present. I didnt understand what it meant at the ...
Keywords: Short Stories (single author)
Muhammad Abi Samra
Tarek Abi Samra
Zena El Khalil
Year of publication: 2015
Beirut Noir Dedicated to the memory of Bachir Hilal 19472015 Introduction Violence of Loneliness, Violence of Mayhem Beirut is a city of contradiction and paradox. It is an urban and rural city, one of violence and forgiveness, memory and forgetfulness. Beirut is a city of war and peace. This story collection is a part of a vibrant, living recovery of Beirut. Beirut Noir recovers the city once again through writing, through the literary visions of its authors. Assembling this collection was an ...