WorldCat Identities

Addonia, Sulaiman S. M. Y.

Works: 7 works in 46 publications in 14 languages and 983 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Love stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9408.E653, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia
Most widely held works by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia
The consequences of love : a novel by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia( Book )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Romeo and Juliet story set against the strict Muslim laws of Saudi Arabia, a sensuous and intensely wrought story of a young immigrant and a girl behind the veil who defy law and risk their lives to be together
The consequences of love by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the hot sun, the Jeddah streets make a scene from an old black-and-white movie: the women dressed like long, dark shadows and the men in their light cotton tunics. Naser's friends have all left town for cooler climes but he can't get away: he's an outsider in Saudi and he needs to hold down his job at the local carwash. During his time off, he sits beneath his favourite palm tree, writing to the mother he has left behind in Africa and yearning for the glamorous Egyptian actress he hopes to meet one day. It's hard to adjust to a world that puts up so many barriers between men and women: walls in the mosque, divider panels in the buses and veils on the street. Naser feels increasingly trapped, not least by the religious police who keep watch through the shaded windows of their government jeeps. A splash of colour arrives in Naser's world when, unexpectedly, a small piece of paper is dropped at his feet. It is a love note, from a woman whose face he has never seen and whose voice he has never heard. She tells him that she will wear a pair of pink shoes the next time she passes so that he can pick her out from the other women in their identical black abayas. Erotic tension runs high; Naser and his 'habibati' begin to exchange letters. But in moments of doubt the pink shoes seem to lead him into a cul-de-sac of thwarted desire, fraught with danger. Relationships between unmarried men and women are illegal under the strict Wahhibism of Saudi state rule -- and it's not long before their real, but illicit, love must face the hardest test of all
Ai wu ji dan by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ḥub fī ǧaddaẗ riwāyaẗ by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Die Liebenden von Dschidda Roman by Sulaiman S. M. Y Addonia( )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.37 for The conseq ... to 0.95 for Die Lieben ...)

Alternative Names
Addonia, Sulaiman S. M. Y.

Addonia Sulaiman S. M. Y 1974-....