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- The American University in Cairo Press 2010; US$ 13.95
In these two short novels, Bahaa Abdel Meguid displays the impressive range of his narrative imagination. Set in the lower-class Cairo district of Shubra, Saint Theresa tells the story of two young women, Budour and Sawsan, childhood friend who come of age following the 1967 war. Budour marries a humble tailor named Girgis, but begins an extended affair... more...
- Picador 2000; US$ 17.99
In the wake of the first World Trade Center bombing, New York City is the center of an intricate web of betrayals and double-crosses in the shadowy world of Muslim radicals. Sami Amir arrives in Brooklyn via Iran, and into a world of militants, arms suppliers, and spies. He is a counter-intelligence agent from a branch of the Iranian Ministry of Security.... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 19.95
Achebe writes about the political and social problems facing newly independent African states. Anthills of the Savannah transports the reader to the West African country of Kangan, a fictional Nigeria, in the wake of a revolutionary coup that overthrew a dictator. Achebe discusses the strict balance of power that must be maintained in order to sustain... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2009; US$ 16.95
THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a ?strong man? of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first of these stories traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world in which he lives, and in its classical purity of line and economical beauty it provides us with a powerful fable about the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00
In the fictional West African nation Kangan, newly independent of British rule, the hopes and dreams of democracy have been quashed by a fierce military dictatorship. Chris Oriko is a member of the cabinet of the president for life, one of his oldest friends. When the president is charged with censoring the oppositionist editor of the state-run newspaper—another... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 17.95
By the renowned author of Things Fall Apart , this novel foreshadows the Nigerian coups of 1966 and shows the color and vivacity as well as the violence and corruption of a society making its own way between the two worlds. In the landscape of Western Africa, two political traditions collide: the old bush politians against the new intelellectual... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 4.99
This is the famous novel by Henry Adams about political power, it acquisition, use and abuse. The main character, Madeleine Lee leaves New York to go to the Capital to be in the hub of politics. She soon discovers that the government is full of people corrupted by greed, money and power. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
One of the greatest written political novels. It is about a widow who wishes to unearth the mystery of American democracy and to achieve political power. What is bound to take place is disillusionment and a great dose of reality. The corruption behind the power scene is revealed in these pages. more...