Algerian War Fiction

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The Tooth: Love, betrayal and death in Paris and Algiers in final months of the Algerian war
1.  The Tooth: Love, betrayal and death in Paris and Algiers in final months of the Algerian war by J.A.C. Lewis
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  "Three young adults whose early years were blighted by World War Two cross paths in Paris in the early 1960s in the final months of Algeria's war for independence against France."
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Wolf Dreams
2.  Wolf Dreams by Yasmina Khadra
The list author says:
  "Nafa Walid is a handsome aspiring actor in 1990s Algiers when he stumbles on a position as a driver for the Rajas. Instead of providing the springboard for his career he'd hoped for, however, the job serves as a brutal encounter with economic disparity and the amoral, inhumane world of his employers."
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The Lovers of Algeria: A Novel (Lannan Translation Selection (Graywolf Paperback))
3.  The Lovers of Algeria: A Novel (Lannan Translation Selection (Graywolf Paperback)) by Anouar Benmalek
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  "The Lovers of Algeria is an unflinchingly candid story about a country where terrorism and government corruption are commonplace."
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The German Mujahid
4.  The German Mujahid by Boualem Sansal
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  "Based on a true story and inspired by the work of Primo Levi, The German Mujahid is a heartfelt reflection on guilt and the harsh imperatives of history."
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My Battle of Algiers
5.  My Battle of Algiers by Ted Morgan
The list author says:
  "In "My Battle of Algiers," an eminent historian and biographer recounts his own experiences in the savage Algerian War, an event all too reminiscent of America's present difficulties in Iraq."
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Some Dream for Fools
6.  Some Dream for Fools by Faïza Guene
The list author says:
  "Ahlème, a young woman living on the outskirts of Paris, is trying to make a life out of the dreams she brought with her from Algeria and the reality she faces every day."
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The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria
7.  The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria by John W. Kiser
The list author says:
  "In the spring of l996 armed men broke into a Trappist monastery in war-torn Algeria and took seven monks hostage, pawns in a murky negotiation to free imprisoned terrorists."
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