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Beirut noir

Author: Īmān Ḥumaydān; Michelle Hartman
Publisher: [Brooklyn, NY] : Akashic Books, [2015]
Series: Akashic noir series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004. Each book is comprised of all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. On the heels of Tehran Noir, this book in the series moves deeper into the Middle East. --Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Noir fiction
Short stories
Translations
Mystery fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Īmān Ḥumaydān; Michelle Hartman
ISBN: 9781617753442 1617753440
OCLC Number: 892163981
Description: 251 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part I: When time does not exist. The bastard / Tarek Abi Samra --
Maya Rose / Zena El Khalil --
Pizza delivery / Bana Beydoun --
Under the tree of melancholy / Najwa Barakat --
Eternity and the hourglass / Hyam Yared --
Part II: Panorama of the soul. Beirut apples / Leila Eid --
Bird nation / Rawi Hage --
Dirty teeth / The Amazin' Sardine --
The boxes / Mazen Maarouf --
Rupture / Bachir Hilal --
Part III: Waiting for yesterday. The thread of life / Hala Kawtharani --
Without a trace / Mohamad Abi Samra --
The death of Adil Uliyyan / Abbas Beydoun --
Scent of a woman, scent of a city / Alawiya Sobh --
Sails on the sidewalk / Marie Tawk.
Series Title: Akashic noir series.
Responsibility: edited by Iman Humaydan ; translated from the Arabic and French by Michelle Hartman.

Abstract:

Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004. Each book is comprised of all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. On the heels of Tehran Noir, this book in the series moves deeper into the Middle East. --Publisher.
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