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Yalo - Khoury, Elias, and Theroux, Peter (Translated by)
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Yalo was a soldier on one of the many sides in Lebanon's sectarian civil war, and then he becomes a deserter and a thief, a nightwatchman in Paris, an arms smuggler, and then a rapist. And then he falls in love with his victim - who turns him in to the police. This novel is a modern Thousand and One Nights, a series of confessions extracted under torture, a recitation of all of his memories, all of his sorrows, all of his guilt - and other crimes which his interrogators need him to confess to. Beirut and the legacy of the ...

Yalo 2015, Archipelago Books

ISBN-13: 9780914671282

Trade paperback

Yalo 2010, MacLehose Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781906694814

Mass-market paperback

Yalo 2009, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312428686

Trade paperback

Yalo 2009, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781847243904


Yalo 2007, Archipelago Books

ISBN-13: 9780979333040