Famous Arabic Literature Books

Arabic EbooksJanuary 1, 2022

Arabic literature was one of the primary mediums of human research. Since ancient times, the interest in Arabic literature has been seen in Arab countries. Currently, the demand for Arabic Literature has increased a lot. So, in this article, we will list some famous Arabic literature books names and reviews.

Men in the Sun (رجال في الشمس)

Men in the sun is a fiction novel written by Ghassan Kanafani. This book, published in 1963. In this novel, three men seek Palestinian refugees to travel from Iraq’s refugee camps. They hoped that they would find work in oil where they could not find work.

Cities of Salt (مدن الملح)

It is an Arabic novel by Abdul Rahman al-Munif, a Saudi novelist, one of the most famous Arabic books and consists of five parts. The book depicts life with the introduction of oil and the rapid changes that have confused Arab cities and villages with the discovery of oil.

Season of Migration to the North (موسم الهجرة إلى الشمال)

After studying in Europe, the young narrator of the migration returned to his village. This village was on the banks of the Nile River in Sudan. It was the 1960s, and he was keen to contribute to the new post-contemporary life of his country.

Then he returns home, discovering a stranger in the familiar faces of childhood mysterious Mostafa Sa’ad. Mostafa takes the young man into his confidence, the story of his year in London, his brilliant career as an economist, and the continuation of a series of disastrous and deadly relationships with European women that led to a horrific census and his return.

The Yacoubian Building (عمارة يعقوبيان)

This excellent novel about political corruption, sexual abuse, and religious extremism is written in Egypt. With all sorts of imperfect and fragile humanity living in the Yakubian Building, the once-magnificent temple of Art Deco Glory is now slowly eroding into the smoking and desperation of downtown Cairo. With open sexuality and sincere sympathy, this book is an essential contributor to the loss and love experiences in the Arab world.

The Secret Life of Saeed: The Pessoptimist ( الوقائع الغريبة في اختفاء سعيد أبي النحس المتشائل )

This novel is one of the most outstanding books written by Emile Habibi. In this novel, the nectar was absorbed by the thousands and included the consciousness of our spreading disguise. And another way of expressing his knowledge of Arab traditions and the wisdom of the fort and the egg.

Muqaddimah (مقدمة ابن خلدون)

This novel was written by the Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who recorded a preliminary view of public history. Some modern thinkers see this as the first work related to the social sciences of sociology and cultural history. Mukaddimah also discussed Islamic theology, historiography, philosophy of history, economics, political theory, and ecology.

Children of Gebelawi (أولاد حارتنا)

In this book, the history of Cairo Gully has been discussed for several generations. The successive heroes have struggled to regain the rights of the people over the trust fund established by their ancestors Gabelalai, which assailants and oppressors occupy. Mahfouz creates a world on the border between real and imaginary in all its details. This novel is one of the hardest stories ever written against oppressors.

Miramar (ميرامار)

This novel was published in Alexandria in the 1960s. The book follows the conversation of Pension residents, its Greek mistress Mariana, and her servant Johor. The story is repeated four times, each time from a different resident’s perspective, giving the reader a chance to understand the complexities of post-revolution Egyptian life. In essence, this novel plays a huge role in the betterment of our society.


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