The Men Who Swallowed the Sun

The Men Who Swallowed the Sun

حمدي أبو جليل (مؤلف/مؤلفة)

همفري ديفيز (مترجم/مترجمة)


نشرت الطبعة سنة 2022 باللّغة الإنجليزية
Joint winner of the 2022 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary TranslationThis gritty tale of two men’s ill-conceived quest for a better life via the deserts of the Middle East and the cities of Europe is pure storytellingTwo Bedouin men from Egypt’s Western Desert seek to escape poverty through different routes. One—the intellectual, terminally self-doubting, and avowedly autobiographical Hamdi—gets no further than southern Libya’s fly-blown oasis of Sabha, while his cousin—the dashing, irrepressible Phantom Raider—makes it to the fleshpots of Milan.The backdrop of this darkly comic and unsentimental story of illegal immigration is a brutal Europe and Muammar Gaddafi’s rickety, rhetoric-propped Great State of the Masses, where “the...

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