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Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany

Yacoubian Building

By Alaa Al Aswany

A book set in 1991 Cairo before first Gulf War.It revolves around the various characters who live in the Yacoubian building.The characters are brilliantly portrayed amid the corruption of Cairo life.At the same time it is funny and very well written

Matters of Life and Death: and other stories by Bernard MacLaverty

Matters of Life and Death: and other stories

By Bernard MacLaverty

Beginning with a sudden, nauseating terror of a family caught up in an explosion of shocking violence, this collection of short stories is about bonds and connections, made and broken, secret and known.

The Mistress Class by Michele Roberts

The Mistress Class

By Michele Roberts

Set in the 1970s with its culture of free love, this is a novel about desire, envy, stralkers and obsessive love.

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