2011 Int. Prize for Arabic Fiction Shortlist

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Title

Author

Publisher 

Nationality 

The Arch and the Butterfly

Mohammed Achaari

Al-Markaz al-Thaqafi al-Arabi (Arab Cultural Centre)

Moroccan

The Doves’ Necklace

Raja Alem

Al-Markaz al-Thaqafi al-Arabi (Arab Cultural Centre)

Saudi Arabian

Turmoil in Jeddah

Maqbul Moussa Al-Alawi

Al-Kawkab

 

Saudi Arabian

An Oriental Dance

Khalid Al-Bari

El-Ain Publishing

Egyptian

God’s Soldiers

Fawaz Haddad

Riad El-Rayyes Books

Syrian

Secret Rope

Maha Hassan

Al-Kawkab

Syrian

A Short Life

Renée Hayek

Al-Markaz al-Thaqafi al-Arabi (Arab Cultural Centre)

Lebanese

My Tormentor

Bensalem Himmich

Dar El Shorouk

Moroccan

The Andalucian House

Waciny Laredj

Jamal Publications

 

Algeria

Women of Wind

Razan Naim Al-Maghrabi

Thaqafa l-al-Nashr (Cultural Publications)

Libyan

The Handsome Jew

Ali Al-Muqri

Dar al-Saqi

Yemeni

Common Sins

Fatin Al-Murr

Dar An-Nahar

Lebanon

Istasia

Khairy Shalaby

Dar El Shorouk

Egyptian

The Hunter of the Chrysalises (or The Head Hunter)

Amir Taj Al-Sir

Thaqafa l-al-Nashr (Cultural Publications)

Sudanese

Brooklyn Heights

Miral Al-Tahawy

Dar Merit

Egyptian

The Eye of the Sun

Ibtisam Ibrahim Teresa

Arab Scientific Publishers

Syria