Khadra, Yasmina. The Swallows of Kabul. New York: Doubleday, 2004. ISBN: 1400033764

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This is the English translation of a 2002 French novel entitled Les Hirondelles de Kaboul. It is written by a former Algerian military officer now living in France. It portrays the intersecting lives of four people in Taliban-controlled Kabul. It is a blend of tragedy and hope, and gives an interesting view into the Arabic world.