TOPIC Shukri al-Mabkhout
features
The Italian: Some insights, but homophobia and misogyny galore
Ismail Fayed | When it is not maligning women and LGBT characters, The Italian is insightful on the contemporary history
Impressed by a novel about compromised idealism in Tunisia
Sherif Abdel Samad | Shukri Mabkhout’s first novel starts with a bizarre tomb scene in which the main character beats to