"An astonishing novel."--Le Monde Diplomatique
"[Fadel is] a valued asset of modern Moroccan literature."--Aujourd'hui Le Maroc
About the Author
Award-winning Moroccan novelist and screenwriter Youssef Fadel was born in Casablanca in 1949. During Morocco's 'Years of Lead' he was imprisoned in the notorious Moulay Cherif prison (1974-75). He is the author of A Rare Blue Bird Flies with Me. He lives in Casablanca, Morocco.
Alexander Elinson is an associate professor of Arabic at Hunter College of the City University of New York.