A rumour can turn into a small seed of division and destruction. This is what I read in this little book by the Egyptian writer Bahaa Taher (1935). The story is set in a small village in close to the southern town of Luxor, Egypt. The story is told from the perspective of a young … Continue reading KHALATI SAFIYYA WA-AD-DAIR
In two days time the Egyptian ministry of culture will celebrate a birthday. Not its own birthday, but the 80th birthday of the novelist Bahaa Taher. A small conference will be organized in his honour.
In this article you will find an interview with the Egyptian author Bahaa Taher. He is one of the outstanding writers from Egypt. For many years he lived in Switzerland, due to the political situation in his country, but he has returned.