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The Dark Side of Love.

Author: Rafik Schami; Anthea Bell
Publisher: New York : Haus Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning a century of Syrian history, the stories of three generations tell of the courage of lovers who risk death sooner than deny their passions in a country in which religion and politics continue to torment an entire people. It is a story of forbidden love set against the background of Arabic culture and endless feuds between clans.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schami, Rafik.
Dark Side of Love.
New York : Haus Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rafik Schami; Anthea Bell
ISBN: 9781906697327 1906697329
OCLC Number: 792685228
Notes: 134. The Sufferings of the Christians.
Description: 1 online resource (864 pages)
Contents: Family Tree of the Shahin Clan; Family Tree of the Mushtak Clan; Book of Love I; 1. The Question; Book of Death I; 2. A Body in the Basket; 3. Police COmmissioner Barudi; 4. In the Jungle; 5. Mansur; 6. Colonel Badran and the Course of Events; Book of Love II; 7. The Fire; 8. Strangers; 9. Rapprochement; 10. The End of Childhood; 11. An Obstacle; 12. In Love; 13. Scruples; 14. Atonement; 15. Suspicion; Book of Love III; 16. Sarka's Laughter; 17. Laila's Decision; 18. Laila and the Madman; 19. Hyenas; 20. Sarka's Fever; 21. The Elm Tree; Book of the Clan I; 22. The Gulf; 23. Elias Leaves. 24. A Reception25. The Novice; 26. How Mushtak Won Honour; 27. Weddings; 28. The Transformation of Elias; 29. Loneliness; 30. Arson; 31. Nasibe; 32. Adnan's Revenge; 33. Flight; 34. Defeat of the Master of the House; 35. Samira and Shams; Book of the Clan II; 36. Jasmin and Mariam; 37. Samia; 38. Fifty-One and One; 39. The Struggle; 40. Faris the Patient; 41. Musa and Hasib; 42. End of a Hope; 43. Butros and Samuel; 44. A Mother's Lament; 45. Amira; 46. The Opportunity; 47. Shaklan's Birthday Party; 48. Dethroned; 49. Salman; 50. Ismail; Book of the Clan III; 51. Lucia and Nagib. 52. Tamam and Sarkis53. The Rift and the Meeting; 54. Purgatory and Paradise; 55. Beirut, or Deliverance; 56. Autumnal Atmosphere; 57. An Unholy Alliance; 58. The Lightness of Love; 59. Mirages and Oases; 60. Water In A Sieve; 61. Pangs of Consience; 62. Practice; Book of Love IV; 63. Disturbances; 64. Sheikh Napoleon; 65. Laila; Book of Growth I; 66. Childhood; 67. Grandparents; 68. Love; 69. K.O.; 70. Temptation; 71. An Oasis Called Antoinette; 72. The Hammam; 73. The Gang; 74. Boxing; 75. At the Barber's; 76. Cats and Bandits; 77. A Series of Coups; 78. The Alley; 79. An Angel's Weak Point. 80. A Message81. Going to the Movies; 82. The Short Memory of Chickens; 83. The Devil's Daughters; 84. Secrets; 85. Death; 86. On the Rooftops; 87. Forbidden Reading; 88. The Photograph; 89. The Inventor; 90. Laila's New House; 91. Grandfather's Death; 92. Going to Church; 93. Saying Goodbye; Book of Laughter I; 94. Damascus; 95. The Cat-Lover; 96. The Scooter; 97. Hashish; 98. The Photographer; 99. Suleiman and the Chickens; 100. Sugar Dollies; 101. Quo Vadis?; 102. Jokers; 103. Superstition; 104. Grandfather's Glasses; 105. Gibran; 106. Salma and St. John; 107. When the Tram Stopped. 108. Children's Games109. Festival of Sacrifice; 110. Riding a Bicycle; 111. Maaruf Directing Traffic; 112. Raining Sugar-Coated Fennel Seeds; 113. Grandfather's Salt; Book of Loneliness I; 114. The Journey; 115. Tanios and Asma; 116. Elopement; 117. The Gate; 118. The Tonsure; 119. The First Night; 120. Summer Days; 121. Joan of Arc; 122. Nights in Autumn; 123. The Inquisitor; 124. A Shipwrecked Sailor; 125. Silence; 126. Rebels; 127. An Excursion; 128. The Syrian Brothers; 129. Discord; 130. Epilepsy; 131. Spiritual Welfare; 132. Fire and Water; 133. Claire's Second Visit.

Abstract:

Spanning a century of Syrian history, the stories of three generations tell of the courage of lovers who risk death sooner than deny their passions in a country in which religion and politics continue to torment an entire people. It is a story of forbidden love set against the background of Arabic culture and endless feuds between clans.

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