To ban or not to ban, that is the question.
Has there been a ban?
Was a ban never available?
What happened in the United Arab Emirates? Maybe we will never know. First there was the news that the Italian was not allowed to enter the country. A week later he was allowed to come, suitcase and all. ‘The Italian’ is the awardwinning first novel by the Tunesian writer and university employee Shukri al-Mabkhout.