Next week the Egyptian writer Ahmed Naji (1985) will see the start of his courtcase. He has been summoned because of the content of an excerpt of his novel The Use of Life. This excerpt was published in ‘Akhbar al-Adab’.
But what is so special about this book that passed the Egyptian censor, and was for sale in the shops? Here you find the opinion of Elisabetta Rossi. She translated this book into Italian.