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Dubai Wives

Dubai Wives

Author(s): Zvezdana Rashkovich

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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His irresistible Darling

His irresistible Darling

Author(s): Sarah Randall

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Modern

Pippa can’t believe her luck. Not only has she landed a job as PA in a Dubai firm for her final year at uni, but she’ll also be working for Jumal – an old friend of her brother’s, who...

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The Sand Men

The Sand Men

Author(s): Christopher Fowler

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future, Thriller

Era(s): Near Future

In Dubai there’s a new world of high-luxury resorts emerging for the super-rich – but at what price to everyone else? Lea, Roy and their 15 year-old daughter Cara live in a gated community reserved for foreign workers. Roy...

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