Graphic Fiction by
from the Arabic
This excerpt from a longer work, described in
Arablit as a "a fabulous noir poem," takes place entirely inside an apartment in downtown Cairo's Bab el-Louk neighborhood.
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- Bab el-Louk
A neighborhood in downtown Cairo.
"Apricot" in Arabic; sometimes used as a name for a pet.
Originally published in English in
Words without Borders' February 2014 issue,
International Graphic Novels: Volume VIII.
© Donia Maher and Ganzeer. By arrangement with the authors. Translation © 2014 by Elisabeth Jaquette. English lettering by Salma Shamel. All rights reserved