emily nasrallah
En | عربي

"From the airplane window, his hand waved a white handkerchief that had been softened by tears.

From the airplane window, their eyes remained fixed on that point until the plane moved then took off and became just a hazy point in space."

Taken from the book "Al Iklaa Aks az-Zaman" or "Flight Against Time"

Touyour Ayloul
Touyour Ayloul - Birds of September

This novel describes the saga of the village people who witness their loved ones (sons, husbands…) depart for far away more promising lands and countries, just as they see in the month of September, birds, in awe of the expected cold winter, head south in search of warmer places… Read more and see translations

Publisher: Dar Naufal
Shajarat ad Dufla
Shajarat ad Dufla - The October Tree

A social novel that weaves its story around a young attractive girl, “Raya”, who in her desire to be free and live her own life, revolts in strange ways against her village society and comes to a tragic end.

Publisher: Dar Naufal
Al Rahina
Al Rahina - The Bondaged

This novel tells the life story of a young woman, promised (bondaged) into marriage when still yet a child, to the village godfather by her poor peasant parents... Read more and see translations

Publisher: Dar Naufal
Tilka az Zikrayat
Tilka az Zikrayat - Those Memories

This novel deals with the sweet and sour memories of starting the life struggle and the onset of the Lebanese Civil War years as they intertwine with families and friends... Read more

Publisher: Dar Naufal
Al Iklaa Aks az Zaman
Al Iklaa Aks az Zaman - Flight Against Time

Nasrallah eloquently captures the enduring anguish of parents whose children feel they must spread their wings in other lands, touched by the "contagion of emigration", never to return to the "nursery that embraced the seedlings for a while"... Read more and see translations

Publisher: Dar Naufal
Al Jamr al Ghafi
Al Jamr al Ghafi - Sleeping Ember

This novel is the other side of the coin to “Birds of September” by Nasrallah. While the latter deals with the tragedy of the parents who stay in the village, the first follows the “birds” (sons and daughters) to their western countries of emigration... Read more

Publisher: Dar Naufal
Ma Hadatha Fi Jouzour Tamaya
Ma Hadatha Fi Jouzour Tamaya - What Happened in Tamaya Islands

In her seventh novel, Nasrallah continues her exploration of the emigration world of her people, the Lebanese.
This novel is written in a new narration style, through which the author takes us into an amazing world of reality and illusions.

Publisher: Dar Naufal