The Journalist, Rami, seeks to meet Colonel Siraj to report a murder. When Colonel Siraj asks about the murdered man, Rami tells him that he himself is the dead man.
By going to the scene of the crime, Siraj discovers that the body is actually Rami’s body. Even the DNA analysis confirms that Rami, the one who reported the crime, is he himself Rami the murdered person.
Colonel Siraj then finds himself in front of a big mystery that drives him to an adventure filled with wonders in a southern Egyptian city called Juhayna.
The events and the adventures of the novel extend in three parts; The City of the Unknown, The Ghost of the City, and The Cave of the Monsters.
In a deserted apartment in down town Cairo, some dilapidated papers were found in an envelope, elegantly written on it in French: “Life is not always rosy”.
Throughout these papers is the story of a poor little child who lived in Montmartre district in Paris, and later became one of the most famous artists in Paris and the richest ever. Her dream to travel to Egypt became a reality when she was selected among a convoy called by Khedive Ismail to take care of the beauty of his city to turn it into a replica of the French capital. The life story of this artist takes us in a journey through time introducing us to Cairo in the 19th century. It’s another Cairo other than the one we know nowadays- one that we never saw or heard about.
Angels who are infallible exist only in Heaven, but on earth, each one of us has his own book of sins, which he/she recites out of his/her own free will, profusely or out of ignorance, and walks his/her way towards it. The author highlights both elements of purity and sinfulness therein the characters, taking us on a journey into the inner life of each character, revealing unspoken words and shameful thoughts. The story’s events unfold to remove the veil over the reality and hidden sins of each character, subjecting it to the real test: “What will come after awareness? When is the time of purification?!”
A catalogue that depicts photos that reflect a wicked reality, some see as painful, while others find it amusing. The reader’s eyes cannot miss the immense suffering of those unique human beings named (Schindler’s workers). They represent a model of primitive man with all purity therein and determination for persisting struggle in life with exceptional inner peace and submission to all tragedies of the universe. This may seem contradictory, but it is not. Psychiatrist may regard it as schizophrenia, but it’s not. Educational experts may regard it as retardation, but definitely it’s not. Their awareness is ample and disciplined to the reconciliation indicator with a cruel reality that they did not create.
A mysterious Syriac manuscript, written by an anonymous writer, that’s been well kept for generations and decades… Sukkar didn’t know how impactful these words will be on his life and his friends’, as he travelled to Alexandria to meet them. Those words took them in a journey through time, space and the boundaries of the mind from the Alexandrian Salinas all the way to the white desert… to what end? … to what destiny?!
It never occurred to Sameh that one day he would experience “astral projection”, which allows the spirit to depart the body to become an invisible spectrum capable of flying and going anywhere without being noticed. One can even sneak into people’s dreams, talk to them, get to know their thoughts and roam the whole world before the spirit returns to the body. He learned many details about the world of crime and secret deals struck by the lords of evil in the dark!
It is a new film on paper, featuring your same favorite movie stars, along with pictures that introduce you to the movie in a more amusing way than 3D glasses.
She has been waiting for him at the end of the street, staring at a dress in a window shop to suddenly find him holding her hands. Without uttering a single word, the two walked together, side by side- she hanging her bag on her shoulder and he wearing his bamboo hat with a leather strap at its end. The air moved her wide dress, causing its silk fabric to touch his rough English wool pants as their bright black shoes walked in wise, slow and sad steps on the road pebbles.
The machine placed right in front of him kept producing the same call intermittent sound. He quickly ran to write a few numbers, letters and symbols. As soon as he was done with the letter, he got the code book to decipher the signs. There starts the story of an Egyptian agent who managed to tactfully fool the Mossad, the Israeli Intelligence Agency, for years. He was assigned an exciting and dangerous mission in Tel Aviv, where a surprise awaited him
Is love a well-woven plan, if well outlined, that grants you the love of your beloved, regardless of how difficult this may be?
Or is it some sort of chemistry attracting two hearts, making you grow attached to someone and hateful of another without a clear reason?
Or is it divinely pre-destined even before we come to this world- something that is inevitable and cannot be escaped? Perhaps if you learn about the love story of Gitam, Marwa and Sherif, you will get to know the answer to these questions, despite its unique difficulty.
A novel based on the author’s personal biography, telling the story of a young man named Hassan who spent his childhood in Gaza with his two brothers who are members in Hamas organization, his father, his mother and a sister- the youngest of them. Hassan lived through and witnessed many tales manifesting the contradiction between the Shaikhs’ talks and acts, as well as their refusal to engage in argument.
He was forced to abandon studies at Hamas Islamic University and move to Algeria to join the Faculty of Mass Communication at one of its universities. After he returned to Gaza, Hassan began to recognize the difference between the attitude of anti-occupation defense that has vanished in the air after Oslo treaty, the first Intifada (Uprising) and the armed conflict between Hamas and Fath groups.
You could hear a pin drop… and they knew that not before long, there will be screams, overpowered by the roars of guns and wailing of women nearby.
They might be raping a woman before the eyes of her husband and children, or killing a father in front of his children and turn his house’s yard into a blood filled pond…all of this is taking place now.