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Karim El Koussa

Zgharta-Ehden, Lebanon

Email: karim@ehden.com

Home page: http://www.el-koussa.com

Yahoo: karim_elkoussa

I was born in 1971, up in the mountains of Northern Lebanon. It was in Ehden, a
village claimed by many historians to be the garden of Eden itself, the beginning of
civilization. I live up there during the summer every year, and when winter comes, I
drive down to the warmer Zgharta.

I graduated from Carmelia High School in 1989 with a Bacc. II Diploma in Exp-
Sciences. A few years later, I left Notre Dame University with a BA in Advertising &
Marketing Communications.

In 1994, I became a member of FOHE (Friends of Horsh [forest] Ehden)
I am also a member of the Committee of Writers and Artists in Ehden - Zgharta,
2000.

REFLECTING UNITAS was my first self-published book. I wrote it between summer
1994 and summer 1996. It was released shortly after that same year in October. The
initial book caused a lot of controversy, especially in the very conservative Christian
town of Zgharta.

That didn’t stop me from writing of course. My first book was an objective essay
that didn’t appeal to the masses, so I started working on something else that did; a
story with symbolic meaning. BLOOMING PLANES was the result, and it was
released in the summer of 1998.

In 2001, PYTHAGORAS The Mathemagician was released and won the Saiid Akl
Prize on December 19, 2001.

Other than writing books, I worked as editor of Al Rahala, a magazine that dealt with
many intellectual issues, such as science and religion, theosophy, history and
geography. I write in three languages, English, French and Arabic, a tri-lingual
characteristic many Lebanese hold.

In the Summer of 2003, I launched my fourth book, a novel on the MYSTERY of the
ALPHABET, in the Authentic Tradition of the Kabala.

In 2003 - 2004, I had the chance to publish three historical and spiritual articles for
Szirine, an American Electronic Magazine.

In 2004, I became member of the Society of Authors (UK)

Later, in March 2005, I signed a contract with an American publisher, Cloonfad
Press, to publish my historical fiction/philosophical novel "Pythagoras: The
Mathemagician". And by the end of Sept 2005, Cloonfad Press announced the US
release of the book.

After the Lebanese July war of 2006, I received an invitation by email from Trevor
Hill, the Publisher of The National Free Press of Canada. Consequently, my first
article, of political nature, "The New Middle East: The US Democracy in Middle
Eastern Key Countries!" was published as a Feature Editorial on Sunday,
November 12, 2006.

During March-April 2007, I signed a contract for both my books, "Pythagoras the
Mathemagician" and "The Alphabet Code - the Holy Grail Revealed" with a new
UK based literary Agency, Write Literary Agency Ltd. This agency, and due to
various circumstances, has unfortunately closed down. At any rate, the books had
been listed and promoted at the 2007 London Book Fair which took place from
Monday April 16th to Wednesday April 18th at Earls Court, London.

In 2010, Sunbury Press Inc. signed me for the Publication of the 3rd edition of
my Historical/Fiction Philosophical novel, "PYTHAGORAS the Mathemagician". It 
was released in October 2010.

In 2011, Sunbury Press Inc. signed me for the Publication of my latest work:
"The PHOENICIAN Code - Unveiling the Secrets of the Holy Grail". Much more than
just an anti-thesis to the Da Vinci Code. Literary Genre: Religious Mystery - Fiction
Thriller. It was released in October 2011.

In 2013, Sunbury Press Inc. signed me for the Publication of my latest work: "JESUS
the Phoenician". A book that is sure to challenge conventional thinking about the
hidden Phoenician origins of Jesus Christ. Literary Genre: Religious History -
Christianity. It was released in October 2013.

PHILOSOPHY:

My work is a mixture of Religion, History, Philosophy, Spirituality and Esoteric inner
insights. Life itself is nothing but a deep hidden insight, emerging out of the Mind of
God, a Journey, which I am trying to discover - a strange, yet magnificent Journey
inside the Human Life.

It has always been a query of the Human mind to know and comprehend the world
we are living in and the world that lies beyond.

Philosophy, Religion, and Science have been the Knights that have fought the great
battle; the lifting of the veil of the unknown.

Humanity, however, has been embedded in a labyrinth, one that very few escape.
This liberation that we\'re all seeking as Human Beings, does not occur through the
belief in Philosophical, Religious and Scientific \"Dogmas\", & I repeat
\"Dogmas\", but rather through the free will and the in-depth implication with & into
their Esoteric hidden side - with & into OUR inner Spirituality.

As Above so Below, echoed in the ears of the wise. These few Initiates recognized in
man the Microcosm of the Macrocosm. It is upon each one of us to seek the
Individual Consciousness, thus to be able to commune a Collective one.

It is now the age of the Homo-Cosmicus. So Meditate on the Human Potential of
Becoming Cosmic.

Interests: I'm interested in writing Esoteric, Philosophical, Religious and Historical novels in the genre of Mystery Thriller, as well as writing nonfiction books in the same categories.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No

 

Published works:

Fiction

  • PYTHAGORAS The Mathemagician
  • The PHOENICIAN Code
  • Nonfiction

  • JESUS the Phoenician