Category Archives: Novels

When the writer follows in the footsteps of his grandmother

  ย Nouri Jarrah ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—” ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—ข๐—ข ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ง๐—”๐—ช๐—œ A review by the distinguished Syrian poet and writer Nouri Jarrah Traces of a Tattoo seeks to convey several messages. Some relate to the woman and constitute a basic concern

“One of the most beautiful Arab novels I have read in recent years”

The Virgin’s Conception ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—” ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—ข๐—ข ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ง๐—”๐—ช๐—œ A review by Hussam ul-deen Mohamed PART I Traces of a Tattoo is one of the most beautiful Arab novels I have read in recent years. It acquainted me with

No ordinary novel

Fathers, Sons, the Memory, and Love in the Computer Age ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—” ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—ข๐—ข ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ง๐—”๐—ช๐—œ Reviewed by the distinguished Moroccan literary critic Mohammed Alloutt Traces of a Tattoo is no ordinary novel. Evoking the example of giant literary

A Novel of Emotional Programming and Meeting of East and West

  ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—” ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—ง๐—ข๐—ข ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ง๐—”๐—ช๐—œ A Novel of Emotional Programming and Meeting of East and West Reviewed by Ahmed Zainuddin A modern novel would lose its glitter if it were to be stripped down to its narrative

Bishtawi: “I have constructed a love story on the ruins of another”.ย 

๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ง๐—”๐—ช๐—œ ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ช๐—ฆ: Highlights from an interview conducted by Syrian Poet Nouri (Al) Jarrah with novelist and historian Ade; S. Bishtawi Published in the Cultural Supplement of Oman Newspaper (Sultante of Oman) โ— “I have constructed a love story on

The novelist in Adel Bishtawi does not hate the journalist that he is but he does not love him either

๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—Ÿ ๐—•๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—ง๐—”๐—ช๐—œ ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฉ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ช๐—ฆ: An interview with novelist and historian A. S. Bishtawi By Hussam-ul-Deen Mohamed, Literary Editor of Al Quds Al Arabi Newspaper (London). ๏ฟญ Q (Hussam) You’ve been in journalism for many years, is the journalist competing with the