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Christmas Stories By Faysal Mikdadi
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This is a collection of short stories written especially to brighten up each reader's Christmas. Like all things Christmassy, everything is possible in this dream world. Immerse yourself in... More > Mikdadi's Christmas fantasy where everything ends with a smile on every single character's face. Christmas brings people together. Miracle of miracles, it even causes family members to like each other. That is the true spirit of Christmas. Mikdadi reflects the joy of Christmas so evocatively and so beautifully. These short stories, which were written to be read to the author's children on Christmas Eve, will reverberate in the reader's mind for a long time after the book has been put down. Mikdadi's children now have children of their own. These, and many new stories, will be their future Christmas fare.< Less
The Dabawis and the Shargawis By Faysal Mikdadi
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These are short stories written during various visits to Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. Many of the stories were inspired by real experiences during meetings with interesting people and during long... More > solitary walks in both cities and their surrounding countrysides. Mikdadi tries to make some sense of a hilariously disordered world and some order out of chaos. These short stories are memorable. As the late Maeve Binchy said of Mikdadi's writings, his words cannot help but move all readers.< Less
Painted into a Corner By Faysal Mikdadi
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These are poems and paintings which reflect the poet's struggle to make order out of chaos. For years, Mikdadi has struggled for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. At different junctures in his... More > life, his despair at the intransigence of both sides and at the sheer cruelty of what Palestinians have had to endure, led him to write poetry and, occasionally, to paint in watercolours. These are some of the poems and paintings that he produced during his life. They speak for themselves. Maeve Binchy felt that Faysal Mikdadi's passion makes his poetry impossible to ignore. There is also a black and white version of this colour book also published by Lulu. It has been printed because this colour version, being printed entirely in colour, was deemed a trifle expensive. The black and white version allows readers to afford a copy. This colour version has also been published as an e-book.< Less
Painted into a Corner - Black and White Version By Faysal Mikdadi
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These are poems and paintings which reflect the poet's struggle to make order out of chaos. For years, Mikdadi has struggled for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. At different junctures in his... More > life, his despair at the intransigence of both sides and at the sheer cruelty of what Palestinians have had to endure, led him to write poetry and, occasionally, to paint in watercolours. These are some of the poems and paintings that he produced during his life. They speak for themselves. Maeve Binchy felt that Faysal Mikdadi's passion makes his poetry impossible to ignore. This is a black and white version of the colour book also published by Lulu. It has been printed because the colour version, being printed entirely in colour, was deemed a trifle expensive. This black and white version allows readers to afford a copy. The colour version has also been published as an e-book.< Less
Return By Faysal Mikdadi
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This is a novel that describes the development of a Palestinian artist born in 1948. It begins with his birth coinciding with the birth of Israel. The novel alternates between the first person and... More > the third person narratives. Mikdadi attempts to show what it is like to live in a hostile Diaspora and how his protagonist learns to survive the dysfunction caused by dispossession. This is a moving, and at times, funny novel that celebrates the human will to keep going against any odds.< Less
Return By Faysal Mikdadi
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This is a novel that describes the development of a Palestinian artist born in 1948. It begins with his birth coinciding with the birth of Israel. The novel alternates between the first person and... More > the third person narratives. Mikdadi attempts to show what it is like to live in a hostile Diaspora and how his protagonist learns to survive the dysfunction caused by dispossession. This is a moving, and at times, funny novel that celebrates the human will to keep going against any odds.< Less
Snowflake By Faysal Mikdadi
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These two stories were written during two visits, one to Neuchatel, Switzerland and the other to Florence, Italy. In both stories, Mikdadi tries to make sense of events around him and to create some... More > order out of perceived chaos. He does so with gentle satire and the occasional fury. Snowflake has received considerable critical praise for its dream like quality and for its gentle and zany humour. The narrator arrives at his stepmother's home in Neuchatel and, through a stream of consciousness narration, he alternates between the present and his unhappy past and his failed marriage. He links his current observations with his sad experiences and desperately tries to make some sense of his seemingly empty life and his Diaspora existence.< Less
Return By Faysal Mikdadi
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This is a novel that describes the development of a Palestinian artist born in 1948. It begins with his birth coinciding with the birth of Israel. The novel alternates between the first person and... More > the third person narratives. Mikdadi attempts to show what it is like to live in a hostile Diaspora and how his protagonist learns to survive the dysfunction caused by dispossession. This is a moving, and at times, funny novel that celebrates the human will to keep going against any odds.< Less