It's Called Love
In It’s Called Love, Alawiya Sobh resumes her story of Beirut society with a depth of style and vision. The novel follows the fortunes of a number of characters whose experiences reflect the tragedy and destruction of the Lebanese people, from the Civil War to foreign invasion and the events leading up to the July 2006 war. The reader follows the fortunes of the characters, some of whom have the power to shape their own futures and others who cannot escape their destinies. This is a novel that speaks about human suffering and the extreme experiences of love and fear in a world constantly overshadowed by violence.