Yasmina Khadra

  • À l'Enclos de la Trinité, un trou perdu dans l'État mexicain de Chihuahua, Elena et Diego s'aiment depuis l'enfance. On les appelle les « fiancés ». Un jour, Elena est sauvagement agressée sous les yeux de Diego, tétanisé. Le rêve se brise comme un miroir. Elena s'enfuit à Ciudad Juárez, la ville la plus dangereuse au monde. Diego doit se perdre dans l'enfer des cartels pour tenter de sauver l'amour de sa vie.

    Pour l'amour d'Elena s'inspire librement d'une histoire vraie.

  • « Mon histoire avec le livre, le désert et les Hommes, c'est l'histoire d'un partage, l'histoire d'un amour vieux comme le monde, l'amour du rêve... »

    Ainsi parle Yasmina Khadra qui entreprend de raconter le désert, comme il l'a connu dès son enfance, en Algérie. Dans cet exercice d'autofiction, le célèbre romancier emmène le lecteur dans l'immensité des lieux, si arides en apparence et pourtant si vivants, où la musique rythme la poésie et les mirages accouchent toujours d'oasis...

  • Tel Aviv. A suicide bomber has killed 19 in a packed city centre restaurant. Dr Amin Jaafie, an Israeli Arab, is a surgeon at a nearby hospital. Respected and admired by his colleagues, the doctor represents integration at its most successful. But this night of turmoil and death takes a horrifyingly personal turn as his beloved wife's body is found among the dead... could she have caused the devestation?From the graphic, shocking description of the bombing that opens the novel to its searing conclusion, The Attack portrays the reality of terrorism and its costs. Intense and humane, thoughtful, sensitive and heartfelt, it displays a profound understanding of that which can seem incomprehensible.

  • 'Darling, this is Younes. Yesterday he was my nephew, today he is our son'.Younes' life is changed forever when his poverty-stricken parents surrender him to the care of his more affluent uncle. Re-named Jonas, he grows up in a colourful colonial Algerian town, and forges a unique friendship with a group of boys, an enduring bond that nothing - not even the Algerian Revolt - will shake. He meets Emilie - a beautiful, beguiling girl who captures the hearts of all who see her - and an epic love story is set in motion. Time and again Jonas is forced to to choose between two worlds: Algerian or European; past or present; love or loyalty, and finally decide if he will surrender to fate or take control of his own destiny at last.AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER.

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