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A satirical swipe at Local Government, with an oblique nod to Kafka. The issue of penile dysfunction is a sympathetic one, but the author employs a deliberately sexist tone, making a mockery of the woman’s perspective. My overall impression is of a male opinion piece masquerading as fiction. As always, fiction is a matter of taste. Alice Frances – Book reviewer



Sticky Trap Street

by A. Alwan



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When Fish Get Thirsty

by Helim Yusiv



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This fast-paced highly symbolic tale takes us into the hearts and minds of Kurdish freedom fighters. We meet characters who are driven by the passion for a lover, for political domination, for survival, and for the love of family. A series of unusual first person narrators brings the reader deep into life in harsh terrain facing harsher political realities, where betrayal can and often does mean death. We experience the struggle of an entire people fight- ing against a repression so severe that many cannot even read in their native language, causing a symbolic deafness amongst these victims of circumstance.
The two main characters in this small novel have conflict between Soul and faith. A Muslim Arab wealthy man (the Sheikh), who’s visiting Brighton in search of Julian Smith; the detective he hired back home (via the Internet) to find his teenage son, and an English postman who volunteered to help the Sheikh in this issue. Both struggle with their own confused inner .. click to read more..
This extraordinary novel fuses Darwinian science fiction, Gothic horror and small-town low-life. It is a surreal, futuristic nightmare about the attempt of a young single mother to escape from the squalor of the actual into a "utopian" (but actually dystopian) world ruled by vampires .. click to read more ..
Light Piercing Water (Trilogy) is a literary project echoing The Odyssey. It reflects years of research into Arab seafaring, mathematics, marine archaeology, alchemy, the Pearl Route, the Mughal Court, the Persian Gulf, and the Omani-Portuguese sea wars for control of the Indian Ocean. Its memorable characters follow their natures rather than the rules of society.. click to read more ..
Twelfth Night, the fifth of January, is when all Christmas decorations should be removed so as not to bring bad luck upon the home.  Long ago it was thought that leaving the decorations up would cause .. click to read more ..

The Sheikh's Detective

By: Arif Alwan



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Light Piercing Water

By: Djelloul Marbrook


“Born in Chechnya” is an autobiographic novel. It depicts the ethnic contradictions during the escalation of Chechen conflict. The narrator revisits historic aspects of its roots. The novel deals with the inevitability of ethical choices made by its central characters.  Sofia, a local Russian professional woman .. click to read more..

Christmas Presence

By: Daniel M Warloch


Ahmed and his friends are poor unemployed youths, in the town of Igandu. They live for the cinema and the cowboy films. They mimic the cowboys by dressing, acting, and trying to talk like cowboys. They dream of being cowboys.  They form a gang and call themselves “The Cowboys”.. click to read more..

Love Lies Bleeding

Memoirs of a Sexual Revolutionary

By: Janis Hetheringtovfadwan


Philip Larkin

An Outsider Poet

By: Fadhil Assultani


Born In Chechnya

By: Olga McPhail



African Cowboy

By: Philip Phil-Ebosie


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