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Dubai Wives

Dubai Wives
  • Author(s): Zvezdana Rashkovich
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Dubai Wives follows eight women as their lives come together at poignant intervals. We meet Jewel, a beautiful but frustrated wife to her powerful Emirati husband, Tara, a devout Muslim with a passionate secret, and Liliana, a tragic dancer...

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Dubai, 1 City 2 Different Tales

Dubai, 1 City 2 Different Tales
  • Author(s): Northern Empress
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Short Stories
  • Era(s): Modern

You will instantly be taken to the other side of the world because this book offers an extraordinary glimpse into unjust, cruelty and suffering in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. These factual short story collections allow you to witness the...

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Sheiks, Lies and Real Estate

Sheiks, Lies and Real Estate
  • Author(s): J R Roth
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Fiction

Adam is awestruck from the moment he steps off the plane, finding himself at the centre of a fairytale world of wealth and excess, cowboys and crooks, and hookahs and hookers. But as he delves deeper under the deceptive...

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The Dog

The Dog
  • Author(s): Joseph O'Neill
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 The new novel from Joseph O’Neill, his first since the Man Booker longlisted and PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction-winning ‘Netherland’. In 2007, a New York attorney bumps into an old college buddy –...

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The Naked Tourist

The Naked Tourist
  • Author(s): Lawrence Osborne
  • Location(s): Dubai, India, South East Asia
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Osborne travels from Dubai, to Calcutta, on to the Andamans, Bangkok, Bali and finally Papua New Guineau. An opinionated and insightful view of these wonderful places with a bit of history thrown in.

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The Flight Attendant

The Flight Attendant
  • Author(s): Chris Bohjalian
  • Location(s): Dubai, New York City (NYC), Rome
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She’s a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing....

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The Sand Fish

The Sand Fish
  • Author(s): Maha Gargash
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

Seventeen-year-old Noora is not like the other women of the sun-battered mountains of the Arabian Peninsula in the 1950s. She shares their poverty and uncomplaining existence, but carries a fiery independence. With the death of her mother, her father...

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A Summer Revenge

A Summer Revenge
  • Author(s): Tom Callaghan
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Having resigned from Bishkek Murder Squad, Akyl Borubaev is a lone wolf with blood on his hands. Then the Minister of State Security promises Akyl his old life back . . . if Akyl finds his vanished mistress. The...

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Dubai

Dubai
  • Author(s): Syed Ali
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): late 20th / early 21st centuries

In less than two decades, Dubai has transformed itself from an obscure Gulf emirate into a global center for business, tourism, and luxury living. It is a fascinating case study in light-speed urban development, hyperconsumerism, massive immigration, and vertiginous...

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Exit Wound

Exit Wound
  • Author(s): Andy McNab
  • Location(s): Dubai
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Three tons of Saddam Hussein’s gold in an unguarded warehouse in Dubai…For two of Nick Stone’s closest ex-SAS comrades, it was to have been the perfect, victimless crime. But when they’re double-crossed and the robbery goes devastatingly wrong, only...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

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Entries close 15th November 2020