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Jokes for the Gunmen

Jokes for the Gunmen

Mazen Maarouf

ISBN: 9781846276675
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)
Beirut Noir

Beirut Noir

Rawi Hage
Iman Humaydan
Muhammad Abi Samra
Tarek Abi Samra
Najwa Barakat
Abbas Beydoun
Bana Beydoun
Leila Eid
Bachir Hilal
Hala Kawtharani
Zena El Khalil
Mazen Maarouf
Alawiya Sobh
Marie Tawk+
’ Sardine
Hyam Yared

ISBN: 9781617753442
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 ...